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Program at a Glance

Program at a Glance

Online Master's
Engineering and Computer Science
12 Week Terms   30 Credit Hours
$1,239.16 per credit hour
$1,239.16 per credit hour

Deepen your impact on the health care industry.

As health care systems management continues to evolve and grow, so does the demand for innovation at the systemic level. This is a call for the next generation of motivated leaders, progressive thinkers and empowered helpers. With an advanced degree in health care systems engineering, you’ll improve patient care while optimizing organizational resources.

Through UCF Online, you have the opportunity to implement, manage and introduce dynamic changes that will unleash the full potential of a modern, progressive health care system. This unique program’s coursework will prepare you to improve the design and implementation of social and ecological-systems solutions across the health care sector. Within UCF Online’s exciting, experiential learning environment, you’ll learn to use quantitative analysis, systems modeling and computer simulation to mitigate systemwide health risks and develop the infrastructure for a quality health care management system.

The work you do within your health care systems engineering degree will equip you to spearhead cutting-edge change initiatives needed to lead health care organizations into the future. Designed for health care practitioners, engineers, students and professionals from a variety of other educational backgrounds, you can earn your degree in as little as two years.

Popular Courses You’ll Take

Risk Assessment and Management

Explore the complexities involved with risk assessment and management through realistic applications in engineering and sciences.

Advanced Engineering Economic Analysis

Learn more about measuring economic worth and economic optimization under constraints while also understanding more about economic risk and the foundation of utility and function.

Industrial Engineering Analytics for Health care

Get an overview of major data analytics algorithms and methods through examples from health care.

Skills You’ll Gain

  • Conduct large-scale social and ecological-systems analyses across the health care sector
  • Identify and mitigate risks while creating efficiencies through process and system change
  • Develop and manage quality-management systems
  • Plan and conduct change initiatives that directly impact quality and cost
  • Adapt information systems to improve management planning and control

Application Deadline


December 1, 2019


July 1, 2020

Ready to get started?


You’ve made the decision to continue your education and we’re here to help. From the moment you express interest in a UCF Online program, you’re assigned an enrollment coach to help you navigate everything from completing an application to understanding tuition and the financial aid resources available to you. Once you’re admitted, you’ll be transitioned to a personal success coach who will support you with maintaining school-life balance from the first day of classes through graduation. You’ve committed to furthering your education and we’re committed to guiding you along the way.

Career Opportunities

  • Continuous Improvement Specialist
  • health care manager
  • Health Systems Engineer
  • Healthcare Analyst
  • Healthcare Management Engineer
  • Hospital Process Engineer
  • Industrial Healthcare Engineer
  • Lean Specialist
  • Operational Excellence Project Manager
  • Process Improvement Consultant
  • quality assurance
  • Senior Controls Engineer
  • Supplier Quality Engineer
  • Systems Redesign Consultant

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Meet Our Program Director

Vernet Lasrado, Ph.D.

Vernet Lasrado, Ph.D.


“Be the change in the future of health care today. Use Health care Systems Engineering to deliver systemwide solutions that accelerate improvement in patient quality of life and affordability of care.”