Graduate Certificate in Healthcare & Safety
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Healthcare and Safety program is developed for those healthcare leaders that want to move their organizations forward in this value driven healthcare system by improving their knowledge and skills in the areas of quality improvement and patient safety.  The curriculum offers students the opportunity to develop a foundation in the latest quality improvement and patient safety empirical evidence and best organizational practice.  Graduates are prepared to implement quality- and safety-based initiatives in their organizations utilizing the concepts of high reliability leadership, data system design, process management, and hazard analysis.


  • An undergraduate, graduate or professional degree from a regionally accredited college, university, or an international equivalent
  • At least two years of experience in healthcare
  • GPA of 3.00 or above for the past 60 hours of course work

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges