Master of Science in Healthcare Quality & Safety
Jefferson (Philadelphia University +Thomas Jefferson University)

Program Details

Jefferson Online offers the online MS in Healthcare Quality & Safety. This degree aims to ensure that students are able to analyze and evaluate to improve quality and safety in a variety of healthcare settings. This program intends to prepare students to operate in health management roles by showing how to develop policies and make decisions that will improve patient safety and implement risk management features.

This degree may be an ideal program for those looking to enter into a variety of health care professionals from physicians and nurses to pharmaceutical professionals. Health care professionals working in the fields of information technology will learn the skills to cost-analyze the many new technologies emerging in health today. This program is also for those who already have a degree in health related services and are interested in obtaining joint master’s degree.


A Capstone Project must be presented on campus.

  • Earned baccalaureate or graduate degree with approximate GPA of 3.0 or higher (or equivalent)
  • At least three years of relevant experience in a clinical setting prior to entering the program or participation in a current residency or fellowship program
  • Ability to perform graduate work demonstrated by either a graduate degree or at least 9 credits of appropriate graduate coursework with a grade of B or higher; OR a competitive score on the GRE or other graduate entrance examination

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education