Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety MS/MD

Degree Requirements

The following requirements are in addition to, or further elaborate upon, those requirements outlined in The Graduate School Policy Guide.

Medical students currently enrolled in the Doctor of Medicine program at Feinberg School of Medicine may apply for the combined MD/MS program. The MS program is completed part-time and can be completed in the first two years of medical school while allowing students to continue their medical education. Coursework can assist students with the Area of Scholarly Concentration requirement at Feinberg.

Master of Science

Total Units Required: 9

Course Title
HQS 401-0Introduction to Healthcare Quality
HQS 402-0Introduction to Patient Safety
HQS 420-0Introduction to US Health Care System
HQS 440-0Fundamental Methods for Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety
HQS 510-0The Business of Healthcare Quality and Safety Improvement
HQS 501-0Advanced Healthcare Quality
HQS 502-0Advanced Patient Safety
HQS 430-0Capstone Class I
HQS 435-0Capstone Class II