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  Nov 25, 2017
 
 
    
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018

Healthcare Systems Engineering, M.S.


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The Healthcare Systes Engineering (HSE) Master’s Program offers the two following modalities:

  1. 4+1 HSE program for LMU undergraduate science students who earn their BS degree at LMU and wish to earn the MS degree one year later.
  2. A regular HSE MS program 

4+1 HSE Program for LMU Undergraduate Science Students


Admission Requirements


  • Senior standing in Fall semester; apply by November 1 in the Senior year. Admissions decided during the month of November. Enter the program in the Senior Spring Semester.
  • Application to Graduate Admissions and a $50 application fee. To apply online, visit http://graduate.lmu.edu
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 recommended. Lower GPA will be considered on a case-by-case basis
  • Essay demonstrating passion for a healthcare career
  • Two letters of recommendation.

Graduation Requirements


The overall minimum GPA required for graduation is 3.0. Students who receive a grade of less than “B” in any 500-level course or a grade of less than “C” in any 600-level will not have the course count toward their degree.

One course (SELP 515 ) to be taken in the Senior year as an undergraduate elective (included in the undergraduate tuition), plus 9 HSE courses.

Core Courses


Elective Courses


Two courses to be selected from the following electives:

Note:

* In any given year, between two and four of these elective courses will be offered depending on the number of students and their interests.

Schedule


  • Take the first course SELP 515 Healthcare Delivery Systems  in Senior Spring semester as an Elective, under the undergraduate tuition
  • Graduate normally with the BS degree in May of the Senior year
  • As a graduate student, follow with the SELP 535 Lean Healthcare  course in Summer Session II
  • Follow with four courses in the Fall semester and four in the Spring semester
  • Graduate with MS degree in May.
  • The students who fail to follow this schedule default to the regular HSE MS program.

Registering into the courses is the student’s responsibility. A student is expected to make reasonable progress toward the degrees to remain in good standing at the University. A full-time course load is considered to be two courses in the Fall and Spring semesters.

For more information, contact Dr. Bo Oppenheim, boppenheim@lmu.edu, 310.338.2825.

HSE Program for Regular Students


Admission Requirements


  • Application to Graduate Admissions and a $50 application fee. To apply online, visit http://graduate.lmu.edu
  • Bachelor’s degree in science and engineering from a U.S. accredited university. Candidate with degrees from U.S. accredited universities in other fields (e.g., psychology, pre-med, business) who have completed upper division science, mathematics and statistics courses will be evaluated individually.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 
  • Essay demonstrating passion for a healthcare 
  • 3 letters of recommendation.

Graduation Requirements


The requirement for the MS in HSE is 30 semester hours (10 courses at three semester hours each). The overall minimum GPA required for graduation is 3.0. Students who receive a grade of less than “B” in any 500-level course or a grade of less than “C” in any 600-level course will not have the course count toward their degree.

Elective Courses


Three (3) courses to be selected from the following electives:

Note:

  • * In any given year, between two and four of these elective courses will be offered depending on the number of students and their interests.

Note:


The students lacking healthcare work experience will need to include SELP 515  as one elective.

Schedule


  • Application deadline for regular students: year round.
  • You wil be admitted either for the Summer Term II or Spring Semester (note: no Fall semester admissions). If you have work experience in healthcare, you will enter the program in the Summer Term II with the course SELP 535 Lean Healthcare . If you have no healthcare work experience, you will enter the program in the Spring semester with SELP 515 Healthcare Delivery Systems , and follow with the SELP 535 Lean Healthcare  in Summer Session II.
  • Follow with the remaining courses at your pace. Two courses per each Fall and Spring semester is regarded as full load. However, HSE students are free to take between one and four courses per semester.

The students with healthcare work experience may complete the HSE MS program in one year by following this aggressive schedule:

  • Enter the program in the Summer Term II with the course SELP 535 Lean Healthcare .
  • Follow with four courses in the Fall and four in the Spring semesters.
  • End with an Elective course in the Summer Term I.

 

Registering into the courses is the student’s responsibility. A student is expected to make reasonable progress toward the degrees to remain in good standing at the University. A full-time course load is considered to be two courses in Fall and Spring semesters. 

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