Master of Science in Healthcare Quality and Safety, MS
School of Health Professions

UAB is one of only a handful universities in the nation that offer graduate education in the innovative field of Healthcare Quality and Research. Because of this, we can help prepare you to face these complex challenges. Our program allows you to learn anywhere anytime, balancing your work and family life with a graduate education that will prepare you for the quality-driven, efficiency-minded, high-reliability environment ahead. Our students, your classmates, come from a variety of health care disciplines and professions and we promote team-based interprofessional learning. To continue learning more about the Master of Science in Healthcare Quality and Safety program, check out this informative page with links to important information and how to start your application today.

Expand Your Skills At UAB

Our program is taught by clinical experts and scholars. We welcome students from all backgrounds. We pride ourselves in providing engaging and practical knowledge that can be applied in real time to improve quality and patient safety. This 100% online program is tailored for working professionals who want expertise in this growing and evolving field.

Master of Science in Healthcare Quality and Safety

Affiliation and Accreditation

NAHQ and CAHME logosWe are committed to excellence, which is why UAB has formed a partnership with the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) to make graduate education more accessible to the profession. UAB is a certified Quality and Safety graduate program by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME), and we are one of the first programs pursing accreditation in the discipline of healthcare quality and safety. CAHME is the leading accreditor for graduate healthcare management education.

10 Helpful Facts About Pursuing
Healthcare Quality and Safety Education at UAB

  • We are one of only a dozen programs of its kind in the United States.
  • 100% online program, allowing you to learn anywhere anytime.
  • Optional on-campus visit focused on your personal leadership journey, team-based learning, and networking.
  • Interprofessional focus - you will be learning from and with professionals across health care.
  • Collaborate with an interdisciplinary team of faculty who are national leaders in research and education.
  • Earn your master’s degree in only 24 months.
  • No GRE requirement for admission.
  • Competitive tuition.
  • The program is designed for working professions.
  • We build in intentional personal connections with faculty, staff, and fellow students along the journey.

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Program Director

Allyson Hall, PhD
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