SUNY Poly launches new master’s degree program in health informatics

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MARCY — A new online master of science degree in health informatics, and $246,000 awarded for hands-on training in energy storage technologies and grid modernization, were announced by SUNY Polytechnic Institute.

• Applications are being accepted for the online master of science in health informatics, which “features a flexible curriculum design, allowing full-time students to graduate in no more than 24 months while preparing them, along with part-time students, for technical and leadership positions related to...health information science and technology,” said SUNY Poly.

The program will provide a “high-quality online education directly aligned with today’s healthcare needs,” said SUNY Poly Interim Provost Dr. Steve Schneider. “We are excited to offer this new program as we see increased demand for healthcare services, leading to opportunities for graduates to leverage their SUNY Poly experience and expertise in this critical field.”

For more information about the program, visit https://sunypoly.edu/academics/majors-and-programs/health-informatics.html online.

• The $246,000 award is from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. Its usage will be led by Associate Professor of Nanoengineering Dr. Harry Efstathiadis, Associate Professor of Engineering Dr. Iulian Gherasoiu, and Adjunct Professor of Nanoengineering Dr. Devendra Sadana.

The funding will provide up to 75 students and workers with a highly relevant clean energy
education with placement in internships.

Focused outreach to veterans, low-income individuals, and unemployed/underemployed workers between the ages of 18-24 years old will also take place to encourage robust participation.”

SUNY Poly interim Dean of the College of Engineering Dr. Michael Carpenter said “this funding will foster the skills required for participants to pursue careers in the clean energy industry, and it will not only reach current college students, but also others who may be from underserved communities.”

For more information, including opportunities to participate, visit https://sunypoly.edu/esttp.html online.

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