Supplying Talent and Education for the Healthcare Industry
Healthcare is one of the largest sectors of the U.S. economy:
- In 2012, the healthcare industry contributed $2.87 trillion to the U.S. economy (or 1/5 of total GDP).
- The U.S. Bureau of Labor estimates that healthcare will supply one out of every two jobs created in the U.S. through 2020.
- Over the next ten years new products and services will continue to increase in emerging market segments such as rehabilitation, mobile/wireless healthcare, remote healthcare and telehealth, community healthcare, and more.
WPI Healthcare Education Programs
WPI offers healthcare-focused graduate and professional development education programs that are helping to create the innovators of tomorrow.
Graduate Degree Programs with a Healthcare Focus
The following graduate degree programs offer healthcare concentrations:
MS/PhD in Manufacturing with a Health Systems Engineering concentration
Prospective students may contact Professors Sharon Johnson, Isa Bar-On, Fred Looft or Shamsnaz Virani for more information.
MS in Management with Health Systems Innovation Concentration
Prospective students may contact Professor Sharon Johnson for more information.
Professional Development Programs with a Healthcare Focus
These non-degree programs help to develop leadership and administrative skills.