UAB’s Masters of Science in Healthcare Quality and safety is online and tailored to fit you and your busy life. Graduates from our 36 credit hour online degree program will be able to deploy strategic, effective, efficient, and analytical process improvement initiatives in their home organization to improve health and patient safety outcomes. Graduates will be able to inspire, mold and grow change agents around them to sustain the quality and safety focused cutting edge advancement they deploy in their own institution.

At your convenience, develop the essential knowledge and skills to lead clinical and non-clinical process improvement projects in a complex health care environment. This program delivers applied instruction that you can integrate into your profession.


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We offer timely innovative learning advancing your knowledge in quality and safety essentials to aid you and your organization in achieving better health outcomes. We are not a cohort model; therefore, you may take the courses as your own speed. To aid in this individualized student design, we offer personalized curriculum planning to take the burden off of you when planning degree completion. 

Sample curriculum plan (PDF)