Department of Medical Sciences, Health, and Management
Medical Sciences, Health, and Management
The Department of Medical Sciences, Health, and Management is dedicated to improving lives in our global community by educating a diverse group of highly competent and compassionate health professionals. The department combines existing programs in Biomedical Sciences, Health Systems Management, and Medical Illustration. A new program in Global Public Health is expected to launch in Fall 2023.
Serve as a national leader in healthcare education, preparing a diverse group of students for careers and lifelong learning in the areas of medical science, healthcare management, global public health, and biomedical communications.
Promote the values of lifelong learning, enabling graduates to adapt to rapid changes in the healthcare field.
Promote a culture that supports diversity, inclusion, critical thinking, leadership, and creativity.
Cultivate faculty and student research to discover and disseminate knowledge.
Emphasize the principles of ethics, honesty, and rigor in research.
With a bachelor’s in biomedical sciences, you'll be prepared to accept top research positions or to apply to premier medical schools for medicine, osteopathic, podiatry, dentistry, veterinary, and to graduate programs in the health professions for pharmacy, physician assistant, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and more.
Learn the fundamentals of the U.S. health care system, the organizations that delivery services, how various services are financed, and the management and leadership skills needed within these organizations to effectively serve individual patients and the larger community.
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.
In RIT's medical illustration degree you'll become a highly skilled medical illustrator who can transform complex medical information into visual images that are used in education, research, patient care, public relations, legal cases, and health care marketing.
RIT’s College of Health Sciences and Technology is preparing for significant growth with a new streamlined organizational structure. The move clarifies direct reporting and aligns the college with the university’s model of grouping programs under departments.
The medical illustration MFA program at RIT has been awarded initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The award recognizes the program’s compliance with national standards and guidelines established by the profession.
Human gross anatomy is taught in the fall (for medical illustration majors) and in the spring (for physician assistant and biomedical sciences majors) with the use of cadaver specimens acquired from the University of Rochester's School of Medicine.
The Center for Bioscience Education and Technology (CBET) is the Northeast region's hub for medical-related academic programs, workshops, and summer sessions for K-12 teachers and students, and customized workforce training and professional-development services for the biosciences industry.<