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Available at the Syracuse Campus

Integrated Health Systems Syracuse Campus

Advanced Certificate (post-baccalaureate)

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In the evolving landscape of healthcare systems, there is a growing need for professionals who can grasp the impact of new technologies on both patients and medical personnel. Oswego’s program, offered at the Syracuse Campus, is designed to deepen your understanding of information systems, human-computer interaction and communication methods within the healthcare environment, empowering you to stay abreast of the changing dynamics in the field.

Quick Facts

Rolling Admission Apply Anytime

You Can Start Fall, Spring or Summer

Delivery Option(s) Syracuse Campus, Online

Cost Per Credit Hour $471

Credit Hours 15

Estimated Completion Time 1 year


By collaborating with faculty members from various programs, such as computer science, communications studies and graphic design, you will acquire skills that have a broad application across different fields. This program is designed to equip you with the necessary abilities to enhance user interaction and communication within the realm of health information technology and systems.

As you gain proficiency in developing programs, tools and innovative ideas aimed at improving the flow of information among individuals, functions and facilities, you will also have the unique opportunity to work alongside clinicians. Together, you will contribute to making healthcare more efficient and better tailored to serve all stakeholders.

Integrated Health Systems: Program Introduction

Study in your backyard.

Studying in person at the Syracuse campus, located close to home, offers students the advantage of a familiar setting while still benefiting from a thriving academic community and modern facilities.


Our program prepares graduates for the growing healthcare market, which needs professionals who understand the psychological, cultural and social changes that come along with adopting new technology. Credits from this program may also be applied towards our human-computer interaction or biomedical and health informatics master’s degrees.

Career Opportunities

  • Health information manager
  • Systems analyst
  • User interface designer

Program Resources

Information Sessions

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Diversity Graduate Fellowship Program

Prospective students may be eligible for an award which includes an annual stipend, in addition to fully-paid tuition for full-time study.

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More than 120 Graduate Assistantships Offered

Assistantships provide an opportunity to gain experience through professional work on campus.

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Available 100% Online

Oswego's integrated health systems program is also available online, offering you the flexibility to participate at your own pace.

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Admission Requirements

Official transcript
Submit official transcripts confirming your bachelor’s or master’s degree/advanced certificate. This includes graduate-level coursework or post-baccalaureate degree/certificate. U.S. transcripts must be sent directly from the granting institution (electronic or mail). All international transcripts require verification via a World Education Services (WES) credit evaluation. If you are a SUNY Oswego alum, your official transcript will be automatically requested after entering your student ID and identifying SUNY Oswego as your school on the application upon submitting your application.
Statement of purpose

In 500 words or less, describe your personal achievements relating to your academic interests, and detail your educational and professional objectives with reasoning for applying to SUNY Oswego. This statement will help the review team better understand and evaluate your application.


Include a professional resume or curriculum vitae that includes your academic history, professional background and any accomplishments of note. This document should provide details that support your admittance to the program.

Two letters of recommendation

Indicate two names with valid email addresses. We will send an email request directly to the references on your behalf. These references should be able to speak to your character, work ethic and abilities.

Application fee

Prospective students are charged a non-refundable $65 fee for processing the application.

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