Patrick Yeboah

BS in Health Information Management

"I have grown to become a well-versed individual who is open to any challenge as I seek to work with individuals from different parts of the world."



Why did you choose to continue your education online at CUNY SPS?  Why did you decide to enroll in the BS in Health Information Management program?

It is true that online education is not always for everyone, however; many students thrive in the online learning environment. I chose to continue my education online at CUNY SPS because I felt that this was a great opportunity to take class regardless of my location. It offers me flexibility because it allows me to pursue my education while I attend to other commitments. Online education at CUNY SPS has presented me with networking opportunities as I get to communicate and converse with peers all over the world. Additionally, online education programs such as the one I chose usually charge less compared to the traditional schools. I enrolled in the BS in Health Information Management program because it was the best way to decide on my future as the program has numerous prospects.

How does the degree relate to your career that you have OR the career that you want? What do you love most about this field?

The BS in Health Information Management program relates well to my career in healthcare management. As a degree of choice, I believe that this field has myriad of ground floor opportunities in healthcare information management and health information technology.

What was your motivation for returning to school for your bachelor’s degree?

My motivation for returning to school was to gain more knowledge and the expertise required in this field, both of which will help expand my future career opportunities.

Did you ever think that you would enroll in an online degree program?

Yes, I had thought of the idea because I knew it would be the only way I could earn a degree. Earning a BS was the only way I would be able to increase my job prospects.

Which aspects of the program have you enjoyed most thus far?

I love knowing that I can attend to my daily business while I also have a chance to meet with other people online. I enjoy the aspect of meeting with people from diverse places and exchanging opinions.   

What professional or personal goals do you think you achieved while at CUNY SPS? In which ways would you like to see yourself grow as a result of your studies at CUNY SPS?

At CUNY SPS, I achieved so much both in my professional and personal lives. I gained enormous skills and improved my knowledge within the HIM field since I now continually engage with numerous professionals. As a result of my studies at CUNY SPS, I would like to see myself become a professional manager with the idea of having expanded team management tasks in the future. I would also like to see myself become an astute communicator as my career will involve a lot of communication.  Already, I know that I have grown to become a well-versed individual who is open to any challenge as I seek to work with individuals from different parts of the world.

What kind of impact do you think your degree will have on your career/life?

My degree will have a great impact on my career because it is an eye opener to various prospective opportunities. 

What’s the greatest piece of advice you’ve received while at CUNY SPS?

The greatest piece of advice that I got from CUNY SPS is the idea of being open to developing leadership skills, which are essential in the field of management. With these skills, I know that I will add value to any company that I join.

What advice would you offer someone considering applying for admission to your program? 

I would advise anybody wishing to pursue this program that it is one of the best with many chances for employment out there as long as one is committed and determined.

What does your future look like after CUNY SPS?

My future is bright and I believe that getting a well-paying job can never be a problem when one is equipped with all the knowledge and skills I have already amassed.

Learn more about Patrick:

  • Place of employment: Uber Technologies
  • Job title: Driver
  • Place of residence: Brooklyn, New York.
  • Weirdest place you have studied: At the mall.
  • Best thing about your community or NYC: It is a diverse community with people from around the world. 
  • What you enjoy doing in your spare time: Exploring new places.

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