Are you interested in making healthcare better? Hospitals and other healthcare providers seek people now with the know-how to improve productivity, quality and outcomes. The largest industry (healthcare) is growing fast but it faces many challenges. USC combines the expertise of a leading engineering school and a leading medical school to offer this degree.
All courses are available online so that working professionals can complete the degree.
With this degree you learn basic methods such as Lean and Six Sigma and the role of information systems and project management. Our students get jobs with hospital systems, government, consulting and technology firms.
The USC MS in Health Systems Management Engineering is administered by the Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, with courses offered through the Keck School of Medicine of USC and the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy. This degree is designed for students interested in improving how hospitals, clinics, and other parts of the healthcare systems preform. It is appropriate for people with a bachelor’s degree who are interested in operations management and health care, and whose career objectives lead to leadership or technical management responsibilities in health care organizations, such as hospitals, clinics, and related organizations.
The degree includes hands-on experiences working on current priority improvement problems at major hospitals.
The USC MS in Health Systems Management Engineering prepares students to tackle important issues within the healthcare industry by increasing their knowledge and skills in:
- Hospital efficiency improvement
- Quality management
- Healthcare information systems
- Safety operations
- Healthcare project management
As one of the world’s leading research institutions, we can assure you that the latest ideas in healthcare and operation management are presented.
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