Grand Canyon University offers an online master’s in Health Administration with a concentration in Health Care Quality and Patient Safety. This program prepares students for middle- and upper-levels of management in health settings. Graduates can work in organizations including hospitals, long-term care facilities, physician offices, and mental health agencies.
The curriculum focuses on the conceptual, analytical, and application skills required to manage in contemporary health care facilities. Students will study topics including national metrics for quality, health care delivery models, technologies for patient safety, and legal and ethical principles in health care. Graduates will be prepared to lead organizational improvement and adaptation, serving as innovative change agents.
Graduates of the MSN in Health Care Quality and Patient Safety are qualified for positions including:
- Quality and patient safety coordinator
- Director of risk and quality
- Patient safety officer
- Health information management director
- Healthcare administrator
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Grand Canyon University is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Grand Canyon University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA2.8 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s)
- Applicants who do not meet the GPA requirement may be eligible for admission with a graduate degree from an accredited, GCU-approved college or program and passing GMAT/GRE test scores.
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