Healthcare represents 18% of the nation’s gross domestic product. As one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing industries, it is bursting with opportunities to create solutions to perplexing and unique problems that transcend medicine. Those with knowledge of technology, data, and multiple systems, as well as proven skills in hands-on problem solving, are in the perfect position to leverage their talents to transform the industry.
Health systems engineering involves a multidisciplinary approach that applies engineering and analytic principles to all aspects of healthcare. The implementation of engineering techniques combines concepts of advancement, process improvement, health informatics, cost reduction, and quality and safety.
The Florida Poly HSE program provides real-world experience with industry experts and a multidisciplinary faculty to prepare students for a career leading change in healthcare. Students can choose to pursue either a certificate or concentration within the business analytics, computer science, or data science degree programs.
The HSE program currently has more than 15 ongoing projects. Students can dive in and begin contributing to an effort that could have a broad impact on current challenges. Projects include:
Among the in-demand careers HSE graduates pursue are: