January 28, 2023

Master’s in Healthcare Management Degrees in New York –SUNY – Part 3

The State University of New York (referred to as SUNY) is one of the single largest systems of universities, colleges, and community colleges in the United States. With a current enrollment of over 465,000 students in 64 campuses spread across the state, SUNY awards 7,660 degree and certificate programs. SUNY includes many institutions and four University Centers including Albany, Buffalo, Binghamton and Stony Brook. SUNY provides student in New York the opportunity to pursue an accredited Masters Programs in Healthcare Management. With the increasing need for Healthcare managers due to the changes in Healthcare reform and new technology – those individuals with Masters Degrees in Healthcare Management will be prepared for exciting healthcare careers.

SUNY at Canton – The State University of New York Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome

Department of Business Management

Originally founded in 1906 as the School of Agriculture at Saint Lawrence University, SUNY Canton was the first two-year college in New York authorized by the state legislature. SUNY Canton is a public, coeducational, residential college located in Saint Lawrence County New York. The college collaborates with the State  University of New York Polytechnic Institute to offer three master degree programs. The US News and World Report 2015 edition of Best Colleges rated SUNY at Canton as a Tier 2 University in the Northern Region of the United States. Some quick facts about the school include:

  • SUNY Canton’s 14 athletic teams compete in NCAA Division III and USCAA
  • Total student enrollment of 3,550
  • SUNY at Canton is located on a rural, 555 acres campus

The School of Business is home to a number of degree programs, including a Master of Business Administration degree with the ability to choose a specialization from a number of important areas.

Master Business Administration in Health Services Administration

SUNY at Canton in conjunction with The Master of Business Administration program provides students with an in depth perspective of business functions with the opportunity to choose a specific area of specialization to suit the students individual career goals. Curriculum for the MBA combines the study of business management with a focus on technology and innovation management. Coursework emphasizes the use of modern techniques in analyzing and developing business solutions to prepare graduates for top-level management careers. Students can choose from a number of courses including quantitative and qualitative analyzing of financial, accounting, and economic principles in order to solve future business challenges. The MBA program is available in a full-time and part-time format for flexibility and full time students can complete the program in as little as two years. For students interested in pursuing careers in Healthcare the 9-credit concentration in Health Services Management includes the following courses:

  • Health Care Systems
  • Health Care Marketing/Strategic Planning
  • Financial Management for Health Care Organizations

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSACS)
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

SUNY Canton
The School of Business
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, New York 13617
Phone (315) 386-7123
Email: admissions@canton.edu

SUNY Stony Brook University

The College of Business

Stony Brook University – SUNY is a public coed institution founded in 1957 and is one of 64 schools in the State University of New York (SUNY) system. Located in Long Island, New York, Stony Brook has a current enrollment of 15,992 students on its 1,454-acre campus. The US News and World Report 2015 edition of Best Colleges rated SUNY Stony Brook University 88th for National Universities. The College of Business at Stony Brook offers several choices for accredited graduate programs, all of which have been designed for students needing the flexibility of a variety of learning formats including: full-time, part-time, and a combination of weekday, weeknight, Saturday and online classes.

Master of Business Administration in Health Care Management

The 36-credit Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program allows students to choose an MBA in Management, Finance, Marketing, or Healthcare Management. Curriculum for the Healthcare MBA program provides students with core knowledge in health management and is offered in conjunction with Stony Brook’s School of Health Technology and Management and the College of Business. With the additional 4 courses in the health care management specialization, students are exposed to areas of healthcare management that will be important within healthcare organizations. Students enrolled in this graduate program are prepared for careers in Healthcare within hospitals, insurance and health services, pharmaceutical companies, biotech, and consulting firms. Additionally, there is a 48-credit program available for students with non-business related undergraduate degree. No work experience is required for completion of the program and it can be completed either in full or part time format. A portion of the MBA program is available in an online format.

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSACS)
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Stony Brook University
College of Business
Office of Student Services
Harriman Hall 109
Stony Brook, New York 11794-3775
(631) 632-7171
E-mail: OSS@stonybrook.edu

SUNY – Stony Brook University

School of Health Technology and Management

Founded in 1957, SUNY Stony Brook is located on the east end of Long Island, New York and includes a 1,039-acre campus with the main academic area, an 8,300-seat stadium and sports complex. In existence for twenty-five years, the School of Health Technology and Management at Stony Brook has educated future leaders in healthcare to provide effective healthcare services. SUNY Stony Brooks mission (as stated by the University) is to “educate and train highly competent healthcare professionals to assume leadership roles in diverse healthcare settings”. Stony Brook is one of the State University of New York’s (SUNY) four University Centers. The School of Health Technology and Management offers bachelors, master’s, and doctoral programs in both clinical and non-clinical areas including athletic training, clinical laboratory sciences, health science, occupational therapy, physician assistant, physical therapy, respiratory care, healthcare quality and patient safety and applied health informatics. While enrolled, students have the opportunity to enter community service projects to develop and demonstrate leadership and teamwork skills.

Master of Science in Applied Health Informatics

The School of Health Technology and Management at SUNY Stony Brook offers the full time Master of Science degree in Applied Health Informatics (MS/AHI) at the Southampton campus. The MS in Applied Health Informatics requires 52 credit hours for completion and includes a 16 credit clinical internship. The MS/AHI program is offered as a full-time program and students are required to complete the degree program within 15 months. The curriculum uses case studies and student presentations for a large part of the required course work. Case studies and student presentations allow students to gain required knowledge to develop evidence-based solutions.

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSCHE)
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSACS)
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

SUNY-Stony Brook University
School of Health Technology and Management
Health Sciences Center
Level 2, Room 400
Stony Brook, New York 11794-8200
(631) 444-2252
Email: maria.savona@stonybrook.edu
Program Website

SUNY – Stony Brook University

Stony Brook University Hospital Public Health Program

With the mission “to promote improvements in the health of the public through excellence in education, research and community service locally, nationally and globally” – the Public Health Program at Stony Brook allows students to gain the knowledge, skills, and values of public health to pursue professional careers of leadership in the field of public health. The public health program at Stony Brook is among 151 programs accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) and is the only accredited program in Long Island.

Master of Public Health

The Master of Public Health program focuses on advocating a population health approach to public health and coursework includes study of the ecological determinants of health and problem solving health issues. Curriculum for the program is containing and improving health in all populations and evidence-based practice. Goals of the program include:

  • Teaching students to utilize a population based health approach in building evidence-based determinants of health
  • Appropriate systems of accountability to ensure meeting population health goals
  • Assure that action is based on evidence

Understanding the environment that public health practice occurs in allows students to respond to these changes by designing, implementing and evaluating public health programs to initiate improvements in community health, environmental health, global health, women’s health, health services and clinical outcomes, health policy and other areas of public health research and practice.

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSACS)
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
Council on Education for Public Health (CAHME)
Association of Schools and Programs in Public Health (ASPPH)

SUNY Stony Brook University
Stony Brook University Medical Center
Lisa A. Benz Scott, Ph.D.
Director, Program in Public Health
Health Sciences Center, Level 3, Room 071
Stony Brook, New York 11794-8338
(631) 444-9396
Email: sophasinfo@sophas.org

Upstate Medical University – Syracuse University

The Department of Graduate Studies

A relationship between Syracuse University and SUNY Upstate Medical University Students has yielded an opportunity for students to pursue dual enrollment in Upstate Medical University and Syracuse University to enjoy the academic benefits of both schools. Students in the Master of Public Health (MPH) program pay the lower State University of New York tuition utilizing the many advantages of a public- academic medical center and a private university. Upstate Medical University is the only academic medical center in central New York and as both a teaching hospital and a children’s hospital, it is continually expanding its clinical operations, research and academic offerings. The school upholds the mission (as stated by the University) “to create new knowledge about public health through research and strengthen the workforce by preparing a diverse group of professionals to plan, implement, evaluate and advocate for population-based health policies and programs”. The CNYMPH program is located in the College of Medicine at Upstate; and with the colleges of Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Studies comprise Upstate Medical University.

Master of Public Health

Goals for the Master of Public Health (CNYMPH) Program is focusing on:

  • Educating a diverse group of professionals with values, commitments, knowledge, and the technical skills required to improve population health
  • Research in order to knowledge in public health knowledge by development of a population-based health research and program evaluation
  • Service and Outreach in developing active partnerships in the community by making sound public health policies and practice at local, state and global levels.

Competencies for completion of the (MPH) program include the ability to:

  1. Combine knowledge, theory, concepts and evidence-based practices to address public health problems in an ethical manner
  2. Apply suitable assessing strategy in investigating, diagnosing and solving public health problems
  3. Use effective communication to inform, educate, and empower communities in public health issues and initiatives
  4. Utilization of critical thinking skills in the development and implementation of plans and policies supporting public health programs and initiatives
  5. Evaluation of the effectiveness of population-based programs and policies in making recommendations for improvement
  6. Developing collaborative relationships in response to public health problems to improve the health status of populations
  7. Integrate standards of ethical practice to conduct research studies, and apply current research to design and implement interventions to address specific public health problems.

Doctor of Philosophy/Master of Public Health Dual Degree

Students enrolled in the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in the College of Graduate Studies at SUNY Upstate Medical University have the opportunity to add the Master of Public Health degree to their academic plan. Students have the option to take a one-year leave of absence between the first and the second year of graduate school in order to complete the MPH program or can choose to enter the MPH program after they meet all the requirements of the PhD program. PhD students interested an application to the MPH Program must apply to the MPH program separately and must meet requirements for each degree.

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

SUNY Upstate Medical University
Syracuse University
College of Graduate Programs
MPH Program (CNYMPH)
Weiskotten Hall
Rm. 2263
766 Irving Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13210
(315) 464-1700
Email: cnymph@upstate.edu
Program Website

In 2012 there were over 315,500 medical and health service managers employed in the United States and the need for qualified experienced medical and health services managers is expected to continue to grow. The State University of New York awards Masters Degrees in many areas of Healthcare Management to students across the state of New York. SUNY has many options to pursue an education in healthcare management including on campus format, online programs and even study abroad programs. Finding the program to best suit specific educational needs is the first step in pursuing a Masters in Healthcare Management.