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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.
  • 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.
  • Applications open each fall.
    PhDHQ applications for the Fall 2018 intake are now open. Learn more about our admission requirements to prepare.
  • 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

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Nursing & Health Research Career Opportunities

The School of Nursing will be hiring a tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor with a specialization in healthcare quality and improvement science with a preferred start date of July 1, 2018. Applications are now closed and are being reviewed at this time.

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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.