Systems Engineering M.S. with a Specialization in Healthcare

Solve the Challenges of the Healthcare Systems with Engineering Acumen

As the health care industry continues to evolve, health care systems engineering has emerged as a discipline that presents unique opportunities to traditional systems engineers. When you pursue a Healthcare Specialization as part of your M.S. in Systems Engineering at University of Houston-Clear Lake, your solid technical foundation will be augmented with knowledge that will help you improve the operations of any health care facility.

Specialized Coursework for a Specialized Field

The Healthcare Systems Engineering course provides detailed insight into the health care delivery system including patient flow, health data informatics, patient safety and the health care supply chain. In the Healthcare Systems Analytics and Optimization course, your core systems engineering skills will help you solve problems in scheduling, optimization and decision analysis. And after completing the Healthcare Systems Integration course, you’ll be equipped to design and implement processes for key healthcare systems like communications, sensing and automation, security and robotics.


Admission Requirements

  • Systems Engineering M.S.
  • Admission Deadline

    Standard Graduate Admission Deadline

  • Application
    A standard university application is required.
  • Requirements
    • 3.0 GPA
    • GRE Total Score of 290 (140 Verbal + 150 Quantitative)
    • Additional Requirements – Undergraduate degree in a related field including preparation coursework as listed in the catalog. 


Cost Information

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Graduate Deadlines
  • Fall 2017

    New Degree Seeking - August 1
    Priority* - August 14
    Final* and Session Start - August 28

  • Spring 2018

    New Degree Seeking - December 1
    Priority* - September 1
    Final* and Session Start - January 16

*Former/Non-degree seeking/Certificate Graduate Students applicants who apply after the priority deadline can expect to go through late registration. $50 late registration fee will be assessed.


  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer

    Priority – February 1
    Final – April 1

*Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline

**Freshman will not be accepted for Summer semester


Locations

  University of Houston-Clear Lake
 

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

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Accreditations and Distinctions

UHCL is one of only 10 U.S. universities with computing programs accredited under three different curriculum guidelines of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology Inc. The College of Science and Engineering’s undergraduate degree plan in computer engineering is accredited by the ABET’s Engineering Accreditation Commission, while its Computer Accreditation Commission has accredited our undergraduate degree plans in computer science and computer information systems. The organization’s Applied Science Commission has accredited the undergraduate environmental science sub-plans for safety and industrial hygiene. Our chemistry degree program is accredited by the American Chemical Society.


Systems Engineering M.S. with a Specialization in Healthcare Faculty

Ipek Bozkurt
Ipek Bozkurt

Ipek Bozkurt

Associate Professor of Engineering Management,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3882
Email: bozkurt@uhcl.edu
Office: D113

Faculty Bio

James Dabney
James Dabney

James B. Dabney

Program Chair and Professor of Systems Engineering,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3852
Email: dabney@uhcl.edu
Office: D108

Faculty Bio

Keith Drake
Keith Drake

Keith C. Drake

Director of Cyber Security Institute and Clinical Associate Professor of Engineering,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3853
Email: drake@uhcl.edu
Office: D145

Faculty Bio

James C. Helm
James Helm

James Carlton Helm

Associate Professor of Software Engineering,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3875
Email: helm@uhcl.edu
Office: D101

Faculty Bio

Ki-Young Jeong
Ki-Young Jeong

Ki-Young Jeong

Program Chair and Associate Professor of Engineering Management,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3862
Email: jeongk@uhcl.edu
Office: D111

Faculty Bio

Jiang Lu
Jiang Lu

Jiang Lu

Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3856
Email: luj@uhcl.edu
Office: Delta 121

Faculty Bio

Xiaojun Gene Shan
Xiaojun "Gene" Shan

Xiaojun "Gene" Shan

Assistant Professor of Engineering Management,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3814
Email: shan@uhc.edu
Office: DA6

Faculty Bio