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Health Care Quality and Safety

Sam Houston State University

M.Sc. Online
12 months
Duration
20398 USD/year
20398 USD/year
10438 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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Apply date
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About

The Master of Science in Health Care Quality and Safety program at Sam Houston State University is an executive degree program designed to prepare busy health care professionals for leadership roles in the quality and safety areas in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, and other health care organizations.

Overview

Professionals in Health Care Quality and Safety at Sam Houston State University manage the strategic and operational aspects of quality operations; establish goals and standards; lead the quality improvement programs; provide training and coaching in quality improvement tools and techniques; develop, implement and monitor measures to assess quality performance; direct organization-wide quality initiatives including the National Patient Safety Initiatives; and direct ongoing monitoring of accreditation survey readiness activities.

Learning outcomes

This is a 16-month cohort program with a new cohort beginning each fall semester. The program will require 36 credit hours and will have a thesis option and a non-thesis option. Classes will be offered online, but students will be required to participate in a week-long residential learning session at the beginning of each semester at SHSU’s The Woodlands Center. Applicants with healthcare work experience in clinical or non-clinical settings are preferred.

All of our applications are submitted through theApply Texas system and are processed by the Office of Graduate Admissions.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Health Services Administration
  • Health Care Quality and Safety
  • Advanced Concepts in Health Care Quality
  • Risk Management in Health Care Organizations
  • Leading Change in Healthcare Organizations
  • Statistical Design in Health
  • Resarch Seminar
  • Health Care Quality & Safety Capston
  • Internship
  • Quality and Safety Public Reporting Systems
  • Health Care Informatics
  • Foundations of Epidemiology
  • Chronic Care Coordination

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit the ApplyTexas.org Application (International) and pay the nonrefundable application fee of $75 in U.S. currency via MasterCard, American Express, VISA, Discover Card, money order or check drawn on a U.S. bank.
  • Submit official transcripts from all college coursework.
  • Submit the official credentials evaluation.
  • If transcripts are from a school outside of the U.S. the document must be translated and evaluated by a NACES accredited service or SDR Educational Consultants

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20398 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10199 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    20398 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10199 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    10438 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5219 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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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