The course lasts for two full years. Classes and meetings occur during working 5 days a week during semesters. Students must complete all of the components of the course to receive a MSc degree.
Master of Science in Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety (MQPS)
First year - Semester (I):
The student studies Introduction to healthcare quality management, Health information management and technology, Ethical and legal issues in healthcare, Heath policy and regulation.
First year - Semester (II):
The student studies Quality Improvement in Health System and Accreditation, Research methods in quality and patient safety, Application of biostatistics in healthcare quality.
First year - Semester (III):
The student studies Leadership and organization change management, Quality Measurement and Performance Improvement, Health Informatics and Analytics Independent Studies/Professional Field Experience.
Second year - Semester (I):
The student Seminars in Healthcare Improvement and Patient SafetyPatient Safety and Risk Managemen, Project management in healthcare
Second year - Semester (II):
The student studies The Landscape of Healthcare Quality in Saudi Arabia ,Capstone Project, (thesis) if the thesis system.
Second year - Semester (III):
The student studies Capstone Project, (thesis) if the thesis system.