New Concentration in Health Information Systems Announced

BROOKLYN AND LONG ISLAND, NY – JANUARY 25, 2011 – St. Joseph’s College is pleased to announce the addition of a health information systems concentration to its health care management curriculum in the School of Professional and Graduate Studies, which will be available to students on both campuses beginning spring 2011.

This new concentration in the College’s M.B.A. in Health Care Management will allow graduate students to enhance their knowledge of the applications that are rapidly transforming the health care industry. The curriculum focuses on the planning, development and implementation of health information systems. Prospective managers will learn how these systems can improve the delivery of health care with the latest methods and tools for the collection, organization and evaluation of information.

“Information systems are about to revolutionize medical care in our country, and our M.B.A. in Health Care Management with a concentration in information systems will prepare the generation of managers that will implement this massive undertaking,” said Dr. Thomas Travis, Dean of the School of Professional and Graduate Studies. “Our new concentration in health information systems will prepare our students to become leaders in the coming transformation of this vital industry.”

For more information on the health information systems concentration in the School of Professional and Graduate Studies, contact the Brooklyn Campus at 718.940.5800 or the Long Island Campus at 631.687.4501.

About St. Joseph's College

St. Joseph's College has been dedicated to providing a diverse population of students in the New York metropolitan area with an affordable education rooted in the liberal arts tradition since 1916. Independent and coeducational, the College provides a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, aiming to prepare each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility, and service. With campuses located in the Clinton Hill area of Brooklyn and in Patchogue, Long Island, the College offers degrees in more than 29 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.

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