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

Program Details

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)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.8 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)