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Radical experimentation at the intersection of research, education, and entrepreneurship.

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Degree

Master of Science in Applied Information Science (Technion) & Master of Science Information Systems (Cornell) with a Concentration in Health Tech
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Program Length

2 Years
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Issued By

Technion – Israel Institute of Technology & Cornell University

Acquire world-class tech credentials and unparalleled industry insight while you build the digital health technologies that will transform healthcare. This first-of-its-kind program from the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute combines the rigor of an Ivy League computer science degree with an innovation lab approach to real health tech projects. We’ll teach you to apply machine learning, data science, blockchain, human-computer interaction, and other emerging tools to change the way healthcare is delivered and experienced.

 

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Interested in this program but unsure of your technical background? Learn more about our Tech Prep program, an online series of modules offered via Coursera and curated by Cornell Tech, and designed for students looking to strengthen their computer science background prior to applying.

Build, Test, Transform

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Make Change

Learn from the best what it takes to change healthcare and have an impact on people’s lives.
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Prototype & Test

Build something meaningful and new, then test its viability with real users and industry experts.
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Gain Insight

Learn healthcare needs in situ via our partnership with Weill Cornell Medicine.
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Health Tech at Cornell Tech

About the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Dual Master of Science Degrees with a Concentration in Health Tech

This dual-degree program provides advanced technical training with an emphasis on machine learning, software development, cybersecurity, and HCI. Students will apply these state-of-the-art technologies to address consumer health and wellness, clinical decision-making, and healthcare operations. Through project-based learning, students acquire valuable experience in end-to-end digital product development and management. The program prepares students for technical careers in a wide range of companies, including startups, established companies, and healthcare enterprises. Moreover, this program confers exceptional preparation for career paths in digital technologies, generally.

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Health Tech Specialization Project

Take a deep dive into a health tech project of your choosing. As part of a small agile team, you’ll work with an expert advisor from the commercial, research, or public sector to develop a usable solution to a real system need. From implementing novel prototypes to analyzing complex data sets, your required two-semester Specialization Project can take various forms. But every project results in tangible, marketable experience and a completed project to stand out on your resume.

Featured Faculty

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Deborah Estrin

Associate Dean and Robert V. Tishman ’37 Professor

Deborah Estrin is the Robert V. Tishman ’37 Professor at Cornell Tech and in the Computer Science Department at Cornell University, and currently serves as an Associate Dean at Cornell Tech.

Research focus: Mobile systems and applications, including: mobile health, personal informatics, and privacy

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Nicola Dell

Assistant Professor

Nicola Dell is an Assistant Professor at the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech and in the Information Science Department at Cornell University.

Research focus: Designing, building, and evaluating novel computing systems that improve the lives of underserved populations in low-income regions

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Nathan Kallus

Assistant Professor

Nathan is an Assistant Professor in the School of Operations Research and Information Engineering and Cornell Tech at Cornell University.

Research focus: Data-driven decision making

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Ramin Zabih

Professor

Ramin Zabih is a Professor at Cornell Tech and in the Computer Science Department at Cornell University.

Research focus: Computer vision and its applications, especially in medicine

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