Master of Science in Nursing / Patient Safety & Quality
Southern New Hampshire University

Program Details

Southern New Hampshire University offers an online Master of Science in Nursing program focused on Patient Safety and Quality. The curriculum is centered around emerging roles and rising demands in healthcare as defined by “The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health” report by the Institute of Medicine (IOM).

Students learn key skills in quality improvement, risk assessment, and communication. Coursework explores strategies that contribute to building a culture of safety and assure accountability and reliability in care processes. Graduates will be prepared to generate data-driven solutions and ethically responsible policies to meet the needs of healthcare workers and consumers.

Core competencies gained in this online nursing program include:

  • Critical thinking and decision making
  • Communication
  • Ethics
  • Professional development
  • Nursing technology
  • Resource management

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Southern New Hampshire University is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Restricted States

Washington, US Territories