Master of Science in Health Sciences in the Field of Health Care Quality
The master of science in health sciences in the field of health care quality program is designed to meet an emerging demand for quality and patient safety specialists who have the capacity and competence to grow and sustain a culture of continuous improvement at all levels and within every sector of the health care delivery system. The program helps prepare graduates for quality and patient safety leadership, management, and research positions within health care organizations or policy agencies. Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Develop, implement, and evaluate quality and patient safety improvement initiatives;
- Cultivate strategies to lead organizational change toward a quality-focused culture;
- Translate national quality expectations into daily operations;
- Apply processes and tools to measure, analyze, and interpret quality improvement data;
- Design and implement information technology systems to support quality assurance;
- Conduct research to drive clinical and operational decision-making.
Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.
The following requirements must be fulfilled: 36 credits in required courses.
Up to 6 credits of previously earned graduate-level coursework may be accepted as transfer credit. Official transfer credit evaluations are conducted only for admitted students.
|Graduate research courses|
|HSCI 6263||Biostatistics Transl Research|
|HSCI 6264||Epidemiology Translational Res|
|CML 6203||Health Info Quality & Outcomes|
|HSCI 6223||Topics -Health Care Leadership|
|HSCI 6241||The Health Care Enterprise|
|Health care quality courses|
|HCQ 6200||Introduction to Health Care Quality|
|HCQ 6201||Building a Quality Culture|
|HCQ 6202||Health Care Quality Landscape|
|HCQ 6203||Quality Improvement Science|
|HCQ 6204||Health Care Quality Analysis|
|HCQ 6205||Patient Safety Systems|
|HCQ 6275||Leadership and Change|