Health Systems Management MS
September 19, 2023
RIT’s Future Faculty Career Exploration Program celebrates 20th cohort
RIT’s Future Faculty Career Exploration Program celebrates its 20th cohort of diverse academics Sept. 27-30. The program, hosted by the Office of Faculty Diversity and Recruitment, is a rigorous four-day event designed for historically underrepresented scholars and artists of color to experience a behind-the-scenes glimpse into life as a faculty member at RIT.
June 13, 2023
RIT master’s students learn lessons from Swedish health system
Graduate students in RIT’s health systems management program are learning this week about how the industry works in Sweden from health care administrators and practitioners. The eight-day study-abroad course, Health Systems Analysis and Innovation, gives students insights into a different health care model and the nuanced reasons it works well for the Swedish culture.
April 28, 2023
Degree gives alumna a seat at the table
A career in community health inspired Maricela Marquez ’18, ’22 MS to grow in her profession as an advocate for Latino patients. For Marquez, this meant advancing her career at Rochester Regional Health by enrolling in RIT’s health systems management Master of Science program.
February 21, 2023
Saunders College women’s leadership events draw hundreds to RIT campus
Saunders College of Business drew hundreds of attendees to the RIT campus Feb. 17 and 18 for the college’s inaugural Women’s Leadership Weekend, hosting the 13th annual Power Your Potential Women’s Conference and 3rd annual Women’s Leadership Summit on consecutive days for the first time ever.
August 9, 2022
College of Health Sciences and Technology adopts new organizational structure
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.
June 21, 2022
RIT health systems management MS program earns national accreditation
The health systems management online MS program at RIT has been awarded accreditation in compliance with national standards and guidelines that define the healthcare management field.
October 4, 2021
RIT joins with New York state chapter of HIMSS to help students start careers in healthcare IT management
RIT students hoping to enter the healthcare IT workforce now have a jumpstart, as the university joins with the New York state chapter of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).
August 10, 2021
Health systems management program mirrored real life for graduate student
Tia Shipman earned her master’s degree in health systems management while working full time. The Health Systems Quality and Organization Learning class gave her a clear direction in a health care field crowded with possibilities.
February 19, 2021
Meet College of Health Sciences and Technology Dean Yong ‘Tai’ Wang
RIT’s College of Health Sciences and Technology began the year under new leadership with Dean Yong “Tai” Wang. Wang joined RIT in January from the University of Texas at Tyler. His research focuses on rehabilitative biomechanics related to wheelchair locomotion and Tai Chi exercise.
November 23, 2020
RIT's study abroad experiences continue on virtually despite travel restrictions
When Carla Stebbins redesigned the health systems management MS degree, she included a culminating travel course in Sweden for her students to observe a different approach to health care. Stebbins, program director, built the online hybrid program to educate health care leaders to navigate a quickly changing field and widen their perspective. Even though COVID-19 canceled the trip, Stebbins found a solution
January 15, 2020
RIT health systems management MS program reflects changing health care industry
RIT is changing how business leadership in the health systems industry is taught through a hybrid online program that includes immersive workshops and international travel to compare and contrast health care models.
August 6, 2019
2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards: Edward Shanshala II
Meet Edward Shanshala II ’85 (chemistry), ’87 (biotechnology), ’00 MS (health systems administration), the College of Health Sciences and Technology 2019 Distinguished Alumnus.