Health Systems | Human Systems | Master of Engineering Management | NC State University

Health and Human Systems Engineering

Health Systems

The Health Systems side of the concentration strives to address the growing need for professionals, like you, who help ensure that their organizations have the medical, financial, and operational resources to serve a wide variety of healthcare needs.

Through courses led by top faculty members at the Colleges of Engineering and Textiles, you will cover topics in data science in healthcare, stochastic models and medical decision making while focusing on the foundations of health systems from a technical engineering perspective.

The Master of Engineering Management with a Health Systems Concentration provides an exciting career opportunity if you are interested in making a difference in the lives of patients, families and communities.

Human Systems

The Human Systems side of the concentration strives to address the growing need for professionals, like you, who help to ensure that their organizations have the medical, financial and operational resources to serve a wide variety of human systems needs in industry, government and research organizations.

Through courses led by top faculty members at the Colleges of Engineering and Textiles, you will cover topics in lean six sigma quality, biomechanics and occupational safety while focusing on human systems’ foundations from a technical engineering perspective.

The Master of Engineering Management with a Human Systems Concentration provides an exciting career opportunity in industries like aviation, consumer products, educational technology, healthcare, military applications, cybersecurity and public safety.

The combination of these two concentration areas into one gives you the technical expertise to be a successful leader in a wide range of industries where worker safety is of the utmost importance.

Curriculum

CONCENTRATION: Health and Human SystemsCredits
CORE Subtotal15
Take four courses:
ISE 511 Supply Chain Economics and Decision Making3
ISE 520 Health Systems Performance Improvement I 33
ISE 525 Medical Decision Making 33
ISE 533 Service Systems Engineering 33
ISE 541 Occupational Safety Engineering3
ISE 544 Occupational Biomechanics3
ISE 547 Applications of Data Science in Healthcare 33
ISE 560 Stochastic Models in Industrial Engineering 13
ISE 562 Simulation Modeling3
TE 533 Lean Six Sigma Quality3
Required:
ISE 521 Health Systems Performance Improvement II
(or substitute practicum with approval)
3

1 Course taught both on-campus and online.

2 Course offered online only.

3 Course currently offered annually.