Master of Science in Health Administration / Health Care Quality & Patient Safety
Grand Canyon University

Program Details

This online master’s in Health Administration offers an optional concentration in Health Care Quality and Patient Safety for interested students. This program prepares aspiring healthcare professionals for middle- and upper-levels of management in a variety of settings. 

The curriculum focuses on conceptual, analytical, and application skills required to lead contemporary healthcare 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 improvements and adaptations, 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

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Grand Canyon University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Grand Canyon University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.8 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • 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.