Executive Master’s Course Schedule

The Executive Master’s in Clinical Quality, Safety, and Leadership require the 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 Quality (6 weeks)
(August-September)
4
CQSL601: Capstone 1 (1-week course following the end of CQSL501)0.5
CQSL502: Patient Safety Science, Risk, and Mitigation (6 weeks)
(October-December)
4
CQSL602: Capstone 2 (1-week course following the end of CQSL502)0.5
Total 9 Credits

Spring (Semester 2)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL503: Quality Improvement methods (6 weeks)
(January-February)
4
CQSL603: Capstone 3 (1-week course following the end of CQSL503) 0.5
CQSL504: Effective Leadership in Healthcare Organizations (6 weeks)
(March-April)
4
CQSL604: Capstone 4 (1-week course following the end of CQSL504) 0.5
Total 9 Credits

Summer (Semester 3)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL505: Interprofessional Experiences, Communication, and Collaboration (with ONSITE) ( 6 weeks)
(May-July)
4
CQSL605: Capstone 5 (1-week course following the end of CQSL505) 0.5
Total 4.5 Credits

Fall (Semester 4)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL506: Policy, Regulations, and Economics (6 weeks)
OR
CQSL508: Human Factors Core Principles (6 weeks)
(August-October)
4
CQSL606: Capstone 6 (1-week course following the end of CQSL506 or 508) 0.5
CQSL507: Creating and Leading Sustainable Change (6 weeks)
OR
CQSL509: Human Factors Methods and Applications (6 weeks)
(October-November)
4
CQSL607: Capstone 7 (2-week course following the end of CQSL507 or 509) 1
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 Quality
(January-February)
4
CQSL601:Capstone 1 (1-week course following the end of CQSL501) 0.5
CQSL502: Patient Safety Science, Risk and Mitigation
(March-April)
4
CQSL602: Capstone 2 (1-week course following the end of CQSL502)0.5
Total 9 Credits

Summer (Semester 2)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL503: Quality Improvement Methods
(May-July)
4
CQSL603: Capstone 3 (1-week course following the end of CQSL503)0.5
Total 4.5 Credits

Fall (Semester 3)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL504: Effective Leadership in Healthcare Organizations
(August-September)
4
CQSL604: Capstone 4 (1-week course following the end of CQSL504) 0.5
CQSL505: Interprofessional Experiences, Communication, and Collaboration (with ONSITE)
(October-November)
4
CQSL605: Capstone 5 (1-week course following the end of CQSL505)0.5
Total 9 Credits

Spring (Semester 4)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL506: Policy, Regulations, and Economics
OR
CQSL508: Human Factors Core Principles
(January-February)
4
CQSL606: Capstone 6 (1-week course following the end of CQSL506 or 508) 0.5
CQSL507: Creating and Leading Sustainable Change
OR
CQSL509: Human Factors Methods and Applications
(March-April)
4
CQSL607: Capstone 7 (2-week course following the end of CQSL507 or 509) 1
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 Quality
(August-September)
4
CQSL 601: Capstone 1 (1-week course following the end of CQSL501)0.5
Total 4.5 Credits

Spring (Semester 2)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL502: Patient Safety Science, Risk, and Mitigation
(March-April)
4
CQSL 602:Capstone 2 (1-week course following the end of CQSL502) 0.5
Total 4.5 Credits

Summer (Semester 3)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL503: Quality Improvement Methods
(May-July)
4
CQSL 603: Capstone 3 (1-week course following the end of CQSL503)0.5
Total 4.5 Credits

Fall (Semester 4)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL504: Effective Leadership in Healthcare Organizations
(August-September)
4
CQSL 604: Capstone 4 (1-week course following the end of CQSL504) 0.5
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 Economics
OR
CQSL508: Human Factors Core Principles
(January-February)
4
CQSL 606: Capstone 6 (1-week course following the end of CQSL506 or 508) 0.5
Total 4.5 Credits

Fall (Semester 6)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL505: Interprofessional Experiences, Communication, and Collaboration (with ONSITE)
(October-November)
4
CQSL 605: Capstone 5  (1-week course following the end of CQSL505)0.5
Total 4.5 Credits

Spring (Semester 7)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL507: Creating and Leading Sustainable Change
OR
CQSL509: Human Factors Methods and Applications
(March-April)
4
CQSL 607: Capstone 7 (2-week course following the end of CQSL507 or 509) 1
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 Quality
(January-February)
4
CQSL 601: Capstone 1 (1-week course following the end of CQSL501)0.5
Total 4.5 Credits

Fall (Semester 2)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL502: Patient Safety Science, Risk, and Mitigation
(October-November)
4
CQSL 602: Capstone 2 (1-week course following the end of CQSL502)0.5
Total 4.5 Credits

Spring (Semester 3)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL503: Quality Improvement Methods
(January-February)
4
CQSL 603: Capstone 3 (1-week course following the end of CQSL503) 0.5
Total 4.5 Credits

Fall (Semester 4)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL504: Effective Leadership in Healthcare Organizations
(August-September)
4
CQSL 604: Capstone 4 (1-week course following the end of CQSL 504) 0.5
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 Economics
OR
CQSL508: Human Factors Core Principles
(January-February)
4
CQSL 606: Capstone 6 (1-week course following the end of CQSL506 or 508) 0.5
Total 4.5 Credits

Summer (Semester 6)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL505: Interprofessional Experiences, Communication, and Collaboration (with ONSITE)
(October-November)
4
CQSL 605: Capstone 5  (1-week course following the end of CQSL505) 0.5
Total 4.5 Credits

Fall (Semester 7)

Course NameCredit(s)
CQSL507: Creating and Leading Sustainable Change
OR
CQSL509: Human Factors Methods and Applications
(March-April)
4
CQSL 607: Patient Safety Capstone 7 (2-week course following the end of CQSL507 or 509) 1
Total 5 Credits