MS in Patient Safety LeadershipUniversity of Illinois at Chicago

University of Illinois at Chicago

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MS in Patient Safety Leadership

The Master of Science Degree in Patient Safety Leadership offered through the College of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago will provide working professionals the opportunity to expand their experience and education in an online environment and equip them with opportunities to become leaders in the advancement of patient safety and quality health care.

The most important advantage for professionals who enroll in this program is the opportunity to explore ways that they can become part of a patient safety culture and lead the development of quality health care practices. Students will benefit from the focus on inter-professional teamwork, simulation training, communication and collaboration, medical error science, organizational change, and health care leadership.

The partnership with the UIC Institute for Patient Safety Excellence (IPSE) makes this program unique in its interdisciplinary approach, as reflected in the IPSE mission to improve the safety and outcomes of patient care.

In today's complex health care environment, expanding one's skills and knowledge will likely increase opportunities for career growth as well.

AccreditationThe University of Illinois at Chicago is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).
RequirementsBachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
On Campus RequirementOne 5-day on-site residency in Chicago, Illinois
Delivery FormatThe programs are delivered using online instruction that emphasizes self-directed learning and team collaboration.
Education LevelMaster
LanguageEnglish
Credits Required36
Credits to Complete36
Number of starts Dates3
Course Length8