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Take your career to the next level with a Healthcare Systems Engineering degree from UCF Online.

Courses are 100% Online No campus visits required
Two Program Options Master of Science or
Graduate Certificate
No GRE Required Top ranked school
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Design the Future of Healthcare

Recommended in 2014 by the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology as a way to accelerate improvements in healthcare and lower costs, health systems engineering is a strategy the industry needs to help advance and optimize healthcare. With millions gaining access to coverage through the Affordable Care Act, health system engineers will play a critical role in ensuring patients can access high quality, safe and affordable care as the industry continues to grow. UCF Online’s Healthcare Systems Engineering degrees can provide you with the engineering and critical thinking tools needed to improve the overall operations of a healthcare system. Unlock your leadership potential today — choose from two different degree options designed to fit your schedule and timeline.


Why a degree in HSE?

Healthcare systems are becoming increasingly complex. To cope with this complexity, organizations will need healthcare systems engineering experts to ensure the effective delivery of care needed by patients. Through the online graduate Healthcare Systems Engineering program, students will learn how to redesign current healthcare systems and, in turn, become a part of a necessary systemic change in this industry.

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What can You do with a HSE degree?

  • Conduct analysis of large-scale systems in healthcare
  • Analyze the risks to public health impacted by issues in the healthcare system
  • Simulate the operations of healthcare organizations
  • Develop and manage a quality management system
  • Plan and conduct initiatives that directly impact organizational quality and costs
  • Adapt information systems to improve management planning and control
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of processes, therapies and organizational controls

“One of my favorite courses is the intro course that dives into the issues with healthcare. It was very inspiring to read on challenges we’ve been facing for the past decade while learning to see what is yet to expect in the future.”

—Justin Dizon – Online HSE

Program Highlights

  • Admission in fall and spring
  • 7 week courses
  • Designed for working professionals
  • No experience in healthcare or engineering required
  • Ranked in Top 100 Best Engineering Schools by U.S. News & World Report
  • Two available degree options:
    • Master of Science—complete in as few as two years
    • Graduate Certificate—complete in as few as one year

Career Information

Already substantial, the demand for industrial engineers with healthcare systems expertise is growing at a staggering rate. Job postings in this field require the systems engineering skillset taught in UCF’s online graduate HSE programs. With the insights learned from this program, graduates start their job search with the necessary skills needed to compete for high-level occupations, including management and leadership positions.

Are you ready to advance your career and improve patient care?

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