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The MS in Health Systems Management Engineering prepares students for careers in the healthcare industry. Hospitals and the healthcare system are in desperate need of redesign from a cost, quality and productivity standpoint. Employers are seeking the skills offered in this degree. Courses are from the Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, the Keck School of Medicine of USC and the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy. This degree is for students with a background in sciences, engineering, or applied social science. They will be expected to be agents of change and providers of training themselves. The degree leads to increasing technical or management responsibilities in health care organizations, particularly hospitals, and consulting.
The MS in Health Systems Management Engineering prepares students to tackle important issues within the healthcare industry by increasing their knowledge and skills in:
- Healthcare information systems
- Quality management
- Supply chain improvement
- Hospital efficiency improvement
Prospective students can explore additional funding opportunities through the Health Systems Management Scholarship.
A Graduate Certificate in Health Systems Operations is also available.
Published on June 1st, 2020
Last updated on February 21st, 2024