University of Illinois at Chicago

MS in Patient Safety Leadership


1200 West Harrison Street

Chicago, IL 60607

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MS in Patient Safety Leadership

Format: Online

Program Description:

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.


Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Eligibility Requirements:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Federal Application for Free Financial Aid (FAFSA).

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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