Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Healthcare
Quality & Safety

Curriculum


There are three, 14-week terms per year running from September to July.  Students can begin in the Fall (September) or Spring (January) terms. This flexibility enables students to complete the graduate certificate in one to two years and the master's degree in two to four years depending on their pace through the program.

All courses are offered asynchronously online using best practices and interactive learning, and are taught by practitioner faculty with years of experience and recognized expertise.

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Healthcare Quality & Safety (HQS)

 
Course
Graduate Certificate
U.S. Track
Graduate Certificate
International Track
MS-HQS
U.S. Track
MS-HQS
International Track
  18 credits
18 credits
39 credits
39 credits
HPL 500: U.S. Healthcare Organization & Delivery X   X  
HPL 550: Comparative Health Systems   X   X
HQS 500: Introduction to Healthcare Quality & Safety
X
  X  
HQS 502: Introduction to International Healthcare Quality & Safety
  X   X
HQS 503: HQS Measurement & Outcomes Analysis X X X X
HQS 505: Tools & Methods for HQS Improvement X X X X
POP 500: Essentials of Population Health
X X X X
HPL 540: Health Economics X   X  
HPL 560: Comparative Health Finance & Economics
  X   X
HPL 520: Fundamentals of Health Statistics
    X X
HQS 501: Organization Development & Change in Health Care     X X
HQS 507: Advanced HQS Tools & Methods in Clinical Settings     X X
Elective     X X
Elective     X X
HQS 600: Capstone Seminar     X X
HQS 601: Capstone Project     X X

Healthcare Quality & Safety Management (HQSM)

 
 Course MS-HQSM
  30 credits
Prerequisite: AAPL 125 hour training or earned MBA/MHA
X
HPL 500: U.S. Healthcare Organization & Delivery X
HQS 500: Introduction to Healthcare Quality & Safety
X
HPL 520: Fundamentals of Health Statistics
X
HQS 503: HQS Measurement & Outcomes Analysis X
HQS 505: Tools & Methods for HQS Improvement X
POP 500: Essentials of Population Health
X
HQS 501: Organization Development & Change in Health Care X
HQS 507: Advanced HQS Tools & Methods in Clinical Settings X
Elective
X
HQS 650: Capstone Seminar & Project (joint course) X

International Healthcare Quality & Safety (HQSi)

 
Course
Graduate Certificate MS-HQSi
  15 credits
30 credits
Prerequisite: ISQua online trainings
X X
HPL 550: Comparative Health Systems X
X
HPL 508: Health Informatics & Population Health Analytics X X
HQS 503: HQS Measurement & Outcomes Analysis X X
HQS 505: Tools & Methods for HQS Improvement X X
HPL 560: Comparative Health Finance & Economics
X X
HQS 501: Organization Development & Change in Health Care   X
HQS 507: Advanced HQS Tools & Methods in Clinical Settings   X
POP 500: Essentials of Population Health
  X
HPL 552: Comparative Systems of Health Law   X
HQS 650: Capstone Seminar & Project (joint course)
  X