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University of Pittsburgh    
2023-2024 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
    
 
  Jun 13, 2024
 
2023-2024 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog

Health Care Systems Engineering Certificate


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The certificate in Health Care Systems Engineering is intended for individuals pursuing careers in health systems management and process engineering.  Primarily designed for Master’s degree students in the Department of Health Policy & Management and the Department of Industrial Engineering, this program provides a rigorous and multi-disciplinary education as a complement to the core curriculum of both programs.  With a focus on enhancing innovation, effectiveness and efficiency in health care and public health, the Certificate’s ultimate goal is to produce well-educated professionals and leaders in their disciplines.  The HSE certificate is not a stand-alone option but is open to all Master’s students in Industrial Engineering, and students must formally apply for this option.  For IE graduate students, the MS degree in IE along with the HSE certificate requires a total of 37-38 credits.  Students interested in the HSE certificate are strongly encouraged to map out their study plans immediately after enrolling in the department.

A recommended study plan for MSIE students who choose the HSE Certificate option is shown below.

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