George Mason University

College of Health and Human Services

Quality Improvements/Outcomes Management


Office of Graduate Admissions

MS 6A3

Fairfax, VA 22030

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Quality Improvements/Outcomes Management

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This certificate prepares working clinicians and administrative support staff in health care organizations to implement quality-improvement initiatives and manage populations of patients to optimize efficiency and effectiveness of care and services. Participants acquire the knowledge and ability to work in interdisciplinary health care teams using the tools and techniques of statistical process control, and selected methods and tools from operations research and quality improvement. In addition, they use information management technology and qualitative decision-making applications to identify opportunities for clinical and administrative improvement, support decision making optimization, and improve health-service outcomes for identified populations.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). GMU FAFSA Code: 003749

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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