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Health Systems Management MS

In this health care management online degree, you'll combine the leadership and organizational management competencies of an MBA with the specialized skills required to manage within the intricate health care industry.

Program skills

This health administration master’s degree is a 39-credit applied, competency-based, and industry-focused online degree. Unique to this degree, students will have the opportunity to attend two on-campus leadership immersions, blending the flexibility of online learning with the value of face-to-face networking and interaction. Students will take case-based, dynamic, and interactive courses focused on key health care topics including economics and policy, health IT and decision support, ethics, systems quality, and organizational learning.

Program job titles reported

Management Staff (e.g. Manager, Unit Administrator, Practice Manager, etc.); Staff Specialist/Support (e.g. Management Analyst, Medical Records Administrator, Consultant, etc.); Clinical Coordinator

Select program hiring partners

Lourdes Hospital, Rochester Regional Health, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Trillium Health, University of Rochester Medical Center


Outcome Rates*

Total percentage of graduates who have entered the workforce, enrolled in full-time graduate study, or are pursuing alternative plans (military service, volunteering, etc.).


Knowledge Rate

*Total percentage of graduates for whom RIT has verifiable data, compared to national average knowledge rate of 41% per NACE.
Outcome % of Students
Employed 88.90%
Full-time Graduate Study 0%
Alternative Plans 0%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 88.90%
Full-time Graduate Study 0%
Alternative Plans 0%


The master of science in health systems management was approved for Candidacy Status with the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) in May 2020. Candidate status is an indication that a program in health care management has voluntarily committed to participate in a plan of self-improvement and is actively progressing toward the status of accreditation. Candidate status is not accredited status and does not guarantee eventual accredited status.

Experiential Learning

Cooperative Education

What makes an RIT education exceptional? It’s the ability to complete relevant, hands-on career experience. At the graduate level, and paired with an advanced degree, cooperative education and internships give you the unparalleled credentials that truly set you apart. Learn more about graduate co-op and how it provides you with the career experience employers look for in their next top hires.