M.S. - Healthcare Technologies Management
The Healthcare Technologies Management program is a unique collaborative effort between Marquette University and the Medical College of Wisconsin that combines management, technology, and healthcare. The objective of this graduate program is to educate professionals capable of managing the design, development, commercialization, and regulatory compliance of diagnostic and therapeutic medical devices, and the implementation, utilization, and assessment of hospital-based healthcare.
Graduates of the program will have the education and skills needed to pursue management positions and other career opportunities in clinical, industrial, and consulting environments. The program meets the needs of recent undergraduates seeking an advanced degree as well as employed engineers interested in preparing for career advancement opportunities.
Elective courses, professional projects, and internship opportunities enable students to customize their training to meet individual needs, interests, and career goals. With the assistance of a faculty and industry/clinical adviser, students are required to design and complete a professional project in healthcare technologies management. This project with help develop skills that will be useful in the clinical or industrial enviornment.
The Healthcare Technologies Management Program is a focused management degree program that meets the needs of engineers and other technical personnel seeking employment or career advancement within the medical device industry, hospitals, or consulting companies. It provides many benefits over traditional master's of business administration (MBA) and engineering management programs. Full-time students can complete the program in three semesters (12 months). Part-time students can complete the program in 3 to 3.5 years or sooner, depending on the number of courses taken each semester. Classes are taught in the evenings to accomodate working students.
Graduates have experienced a 95% job placement rate since the beginning of the program in 1999 and have secured employment with medical device companies, hospitals, consulting firms, and government agencies in technical and management positions in Research and Development, Clinical Engineering, Regulatory Affairs, Marketing, Sales, and Operations.
*Contact Marquette University's Healthcare Technologies Management program for information*
*Prerequisities for Admission: Applications are accepted from students who have already completed a bachelor's degree in engineering, physics, or a related field from an accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale).
*Application Requirements: 1. A completed online application form and fee. 2. Official transcripts from all current and previous colleges/universities except Marquette. 3. Three letters of recommendation. 4. A statement of purpose stating career goals and how the program will help in reaching those goals. 5. GRE scores (General Test only), GMAT, or Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). Test scores are waived for applicants with an undergraduate GPA of 3.3 or higher (on a 4 point scale), or a doctoral degree.
# of Credits Required:
International Student Requirements:
(For international applicants only) a TOEFL score or other acceptable proof of English proficiency. A minimum score of 580 on the paper-based version or 237 on the computer-based version is required.
Tuition & Financial Aid
Cost Per Credit Hour:
Financial Aid Offered: No
Classification: Doctoral/Research Universities - Extensive
Institution Sector: Private not-for-profit
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 10,000 - 19,999