Healthcare Systems Engineering (CERT)

Admission Requirements

The admission standards for the Graduate Certificate program in Healthcare Systems Engineering are as follows:

1. All admission applications for the Graduate Certificate program shall include the following:

a. Completed graduate application for the Graduate School,

b. Application fee,

c. Official transcript certifying at least a bachelor's degree. All transcripts not in English must be certified as authentic and translated verbatim into English.  

2. The minimum requirement for admission is the baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution

3. The successful applicant will typically have an undergraduate grade point average of 2.75 or above (on a 4.00 scale). Applicants with a GPA between 2.5 and 2.75 may be considered for admission and will be required to submit additional application materials, including recommendation letters, a resume or personal statement, and prior academic performance in specific classes. Such applicants may be considered for conditional admission, and we may require that specific academic standards be met in the first semester to achieve admission in good standing.

4. Applicants are required to have completed Calculus I or higher. To find out whether there is a need for remedial work and discuss available options at UofL, consult with the director or admissions consultant.

GRE scores are not required.

Students whose native language is not English or whose degree is from a non-US accredited institution are required to demonstrate proficiency in the English language as specified by the admission policies of the Speed School of Engineering.

Students can enroll in a Graduate Certificate program either as a non-degree seeking student or as a student simultaneously enrolled in a graduate degree program and this graduate certificate program.  Students who wish to earn a graduate degree must meet all admission criteria for the degree program.

Certificate Requirements

Program Requirements

A total of nine (9) credit hours are required.

IE 682Quality of Care and Patient Safety3
IE 684Health IT and Clinician Support3
IE 662Predictive Analytics for Decision Making I3
Minimum Total Hours9