Executive Master’s Course Schedule

The Executive Master’s in Clinical Quality, Safety, and Leadership require completion of 32 credits with at least a “B” average (3.0 GPA) in order to graduate.

Fall Start (Full-Time)

The following is an example of a course schedule for full-time students. Students usually complete the master’s program in 4 semesters as a full-time student.

Fall (Semester 1)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL501: Introduction to Patient Safety and Quality4
CQSL601: Capstone 10.5
CQSL502: Patient Safety Science, Risk and Mitigation4
CQSL602: Capstone 20.5
Total 9 Credits

Spring (Semester 2)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL503: Quality Improvement methods
6-week Session I (courses begin on Monday)
4
CQSL603: Capstone 3
6-week Session II
0.5
CQSL504: Effective Leadership in Healthcare Organizations4
CQSL604: Capstone 40.5
Total 9 Credits

Summer (Semester 3)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL505: Interprofessional Experiences, Communication and Collaboration (with ONSITE)
6-week Session I
4
CQSL605: Capstone 5
6-week Session II
0.5
Total 4.5 Credits

Fall (Semester 4)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL506: Policy, Regulations and Economics4
CQSL606: Capstone 60.5
CQSL507: Creating and Leading Sustainable Change4
CQSL607: Capstone 71
Total 9.5 Credits

Spring Start (Full-Time)

The following is an example of a course schedule for full-time students. Students usually complete the master’s program in 4 semesters as a full-time student.

Spring (Semester 1)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL501: Introduction to Patient Safety and Quality4
CQSL601:Capstone 10.5
CQSL502: Patient Safety Science, Risk and Mitigation4
CQSL602: Capstone 20.5
Total 9 Credits

Summer (Semester 2)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL503: Quality Improvement Methods
6-week Session I
4
CQSL603: Capstone 3
6-week Session II
0.5
Total 4.5 Credits

Fall (Semester 3)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL504: Effective Leadership in Healthcare Organizations4
CQSL604: Capstone 40.5
CQSL505: Interprofessional Experiences, Communication and Collaboration (with ONSITE)
6-week Session I
4
CQSL605: Capstone 5
6-week Session II
0.5
Total 9 Credits

Spring (Semester 4)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL506: Policy, Regulations and Economics4
CQSL606: Capstone 60.5
CQSL507: Creating and Leading Sustainable Change4
CQSL607: Capstone 71
Total 9.5 Credits

Fall Start (Part-Time)

This is an example of a part-time schedule for students starting in the Fall Semester. Part-time students usually complete the master’s program in 7 semesters.

Fall (Semester 1)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL501: Introduction to Patient Safety and Quality4
CQSL 601: Capstone 10.5
Total 4.5 Credits

Spring (Semester 2)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL502: Patient Safety Science, Risk and Mitigation4
CQSL 602:Capstone 20.5
Total 4.5 Credits

Summer (Semester 3)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL503: Quality Improvement Methods
6-week Session I
4
CQSL 603: Capstone 3
6-week Session II
0.5
Total 4.5 Credits

Fall (Semester 4)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL504: Effective Leadership in Healthcare Organizations4
CQSL 604: Capstone 40.5
Total 4.5 Credits

Spring (Semester 5)

CQSL506/606 will be taken before CQSL505/605 for part-time students.

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL506: Policy, Regulations and Economics4
CQSL 606: Capstone 60.5
Total 4.5 Credits

Fall (Semester 6)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL505: Interprofessional Experiences, Communication and Collaboration (with ONSITE)
6-week Session I
4
CQSL 605: Capstone 5 
6-week Session II
0.5
Total 4.5 Credits

Spring (Semester 7)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL507: Creating and Leading Sustainable Change4
CQSL 607: Capstone 71
Total 5 Credits

Spring Start (Part-Time)

This is an example of a part-time schedule for students starting in the Spring Semester. Part-time students usually complete the master’s program in 7 semesters.

Spring (Semester 1)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL501: Introduction to Patient Safety and Quality4
CQSL 601: Capstone 10.5
Total 4.5 Credits

Fall (Semester 2)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL502: Patient Safety Science, Risk and Mitigation4
CQSL 602: Capstone 20.5
Total 4.5 Credits

Spring (Semester 3)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL503: Quality Improvement Methods
6-week Session I
4
CQSL 603: Capstone 3
6-week Session II
0.5
Total 4.5 Credits

Fall (Semester 4)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL504: Effective Leadership in Healthcare Organizations4
CQSL 604: Capstone 40.5
Total 4.5 Credits

Spring (Semester 5)

CQSL506/606 will be taken before CQSL505/605 for part-time students.

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL506: Policy, Regulations and Economics4
CQSL 606: Capstone 60.5
Total 4.5 Credits

Fall (Semester 6)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL505: Interprofessional Experiences, Communication and Collaboration (with ONSITE)
6-week Session I
4
CQSL 605: Capstone 5 
6-week Session II
0.5
Total 4.5 Credits

Spring (Semester 7)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL507: Creating and Leading Sustainable Change4
CQSL 607: Patient Safety Capstone 71
Total 5 Credits