Master of Science in Patient Safety Leadership
University of Illinois at Chicago

Program Details

Advance your career with this online public health degree masters program.  Gain practical knowledge in a curriculum that blends online learning and practical application.  Students progress through the program in four parts:

  • Introduction to current literature and patient safety
  • Immersion in theoretical and practical leadership scenarios
  • Application of knowledge
  • Contribution to the patient safety field

Courses teach strategies for proposing and implementing process improvements within your organization, examine historical approaches to patient safety and quality care, discover new strategies, and gain skills in communication, conflict resolution, and team leadership.  

All students complete a virtual residency and a capstone project with the help of faculty mentors.

% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Illinois at Chicago is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Requires a 3-day on-site residency