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Healthcare Quality and Safety

12 months
1210 USD/credit 36300 USD/year
1210 USD/credit 36300 USD/year
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The Healthcare Quality and Safety program from Thomas Jefferson University is the study and prevention of adverse events, suboptimal care, ineffective treatments, inefficient processes and unnecessary clinical variation in health systems. 


All coursework is 100% online and uses an accelerated term format specifically designed for working professionals. 

This enables students to focus on building one set of skills at a time, but still graduate at the same pace as traditional graduate degree programs.

Advanced Practice Certificate (APC)

  • The Advanced Practice Certificates at Thomas Jefferson University focus on building knowledge and skills in Healthcare Quality and Safety or health system science. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • U.S. Healthcare Organization & Delivery
  • Comparative Health Systems
  • HQS Measurement & Outcomes Analysis
  • Tools & Methods for HQS Improvement
  • Essentials of Population Health
  • Health Economics

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




30 SCH



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts: Submit official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions you have attended and/or from which you earned credit. Official transcripts can be sent electronically by the institution to or mailed to the address above.
  • Personal Statement: Submit a statement of purpose outlining your interest in the program, how the course of study relates to your desired career path, and your academic and job-related experiences that are relevant to the program.
  • Letters of Recommendation: Submit two letters of reference that provide insight into your academic competence. References from college or university faculty members are recommended. You may request recommendations through your MyJefferson account.
  • Résumé: A current professional résumé is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1210 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    36300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1210 USD per credit during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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