Student Testimonials

The faculty and staff for the Executive Program in Health Systems - Manhattan were extraordinarily supportive, and they genuinely care about the wellbeing and success of their students. It truly felt like a family environment. The faculty's enthusiasm was infectious, and their passion for the program and for their own professional work was commendable. My experience with the program left me with an extremely positive impression that has stuck with me ever since. I constantly recommend the program and always speak of it with great fondness. It certainly helped me get to where I am today, which is more than halfway done with dental school at the University of Pennsylvania. 

Tal Sastow-Robbins
MS - SS ’15


"The Executive Program in Health Systems - Manhattan was one of the best decisions I could have made for my career. Having received my bachelor's degree from Binghamton University in English literature and rhetoric, it was important for me to be able to stay competitive in the field with current work experience while also being able to keep up with the learning curve of engineering and systems principles that I had never encountered before. The year-long program allowed me to continue to work full-time within the healthcare industry in New York City while also completing my master's degree and earning a Lean Six Sigma certification. The faculty and SSIE department were extremely knowledgeable, flexible and accommodating to my academic needs and professional schedule. All companies where I interviewed were very impressed with the unique degree, and within a few months of graduation I was able to attain a considerable promotion. I definitely recommend this program to anyone interested in enhancing their career in healthcare quality and performance improvement."

Christina Muratore
MS - SS '14


"The Executive Program in Health Systems - Manhattan allowed me to further my education in industrial engineering while simultaneously advancing my career in the healthcare industry. I've found that the Lean Six Sigma and other engineering methodologies taught through the program have directly translated to my work, where I've had an influence on real clinical procedures becoming safer, more effective and more efficient. This program definitely gave me a competitive edge in my work and has afforded me with the tools necessary to make a real difference in the delivery of healthcare. I highly recommend the program to prospective candidates who are interested in shaping the future of healthcare quality."

Samantha Meyerholz
MS - ISE '14


"The Executive Program in Health Systems - Manhattan served as a turning point in my career and jump-started my future in healthcare. From day one, I was introduced to the many issues American healthcare is facing in our society, and I was taught ways to approach and fix them. The amount of relevant material I learned that I was able to use immediately was one of the great strengths of the program. Having classes on Saturdays allowed me the opportunity to simultaneously participate in an internship program where I applied all of the knowledge I was learning. Having professors that had years of experience in healthcare really helped in bridging the gap between the curriculum and real-world practices. I would highly recommend this program to anyone wanting to pursue a career in healthcare. It truly propelled my career into an area I could not have previously imagined."

Michael Wolff
MS - ISE '14


"The Executive Program in Health Systems - Manhattan was the perfect way to obtain my master's while working full-time in the healthcare industry in New York City. The schedule was flexible, the material was challenging and relevant, and the faculty was dedicated. The tools I learned continue to help me tackle projects at work on a daily basis, and the degree allowed me to further my professional career!"

Kristin Williams
MS - SS '14