Health Economic and Clinical Outcomes Research

What do the latest research studies reveal about trends in health care? Students who love to dig deep into data to discover the secrets hidden within gain valuable analytic skills from this 40-credit hour program that builds a foundation in health economics and health services research.

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The HECOR Program

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Students study health economics, data mining, statistical modeling and epidemiology as they prepare for careers as analysts, managers and directors in multiple fields related to health care outcomes research, policy, economics and reimbursement.

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Designed to accommodate working professionals, the program offers late afternoon and evening classes that can be completed in just two years.

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Students learn from exceptional faculty and professionals currently working in the field of health care analytics, and gain hands-on experience through fieldwork with mentors in private industry and non-profit organizations.

HECOR Design

The Health Economic and Clinical Outcomes Research master's program, one of Xavier's newest graduate degrees, is designed for professionals whose passion lies in solving problems using the latest health data to improve care. Health analytics is a growing field that examines the risks and benefits of drugs, medical devices, biotechnology and comparative interventions.

Graduates are prepared to work for:

  • Clinical research organizations
  • Hospitals
  • Biotech companies
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Medical device companies
  • Public health agencies


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