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    Advance Quality, Reduce Risk, Promote Safety
    Earn a graduate degree online that links theory and practice in quality, risk and safety in healthcare.
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    Create new opportunities
    Many of our alumni have been promoted into leadership positions, started new positions in healthcare quality, or used their degree to enhance their current role.
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    Applications open each fall.
    PhDHQ applications for the Fall 2018 intake are now open. Learn more about our admission requirements to prepare.
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    Healthcare Quality Research Collaborative
    Find out about recent publications and upcoming events in healthcare quality research.


         Applications are currently closed. Applications open in the fall each year.

Blended online programs for working professionals

Interdisciplinary students & faculty

Practical & theoretical HQ education

Application open each Fall

Program Highlights

MScHQ Program Overview (2:45)


Intensive Week at a Glance (1:46)
HQ Strategic Framework Video (2:03)


Program News


Nursing & Health Research Career Opportunities

We are proud to announce our newest HQ Faculty member Dr. Rylan Egan. Rylan is currently the Director of the Office of Health Sciences Education at Queen's University. His interests include international quality improvement, mixed methods healthcare quality research, and the development and instruction of research methods. We are thrilled to have him join the HQ team as a faculty member now and wish him much success!

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Need more information or not sure if the program is a good fit? Get in touch with us.

HQ Programs is in collaboration with the School of Nursing & the Dept. of Anaesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine.