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The Program will be 48 months in length. There will be five (5) courses in year one, including an internship over the summer months. In the fall term of year two, students will complete their written comprehensive exam. The comprehensive exam will be a take home two (2) week written submission. In the winter and summer terms of year two (2), students will focus on the PhD thesis and complete HQRS 905 Current Topics in Health Quality. PhDHQ students are expected to attend the intensive weeks and synchronous sessions to participate in group activities. 

Year One Fall Term (September-December) Winter Term (January-April) Summer Term (May-June)

HQRS 900*
HQRS 902*
HQRS 999  

HQRS 901*
HQRS 903*
HQRS 999  

HQRS 904*
HQRS 999 

Year Two Fall Term (September-December) Winter Term (January-April) Summer Term (May-August)

Comprehensive Exam
Progress Report
HQRS 999

Thesis Proposal Defence
HQRS 905
HQRS 999

HQRS 905
HQRS 999

Year Three Fall Term (September-December) Winter Term (January-April) Summer Term (May-August)

Progress Report
HQRS 999

HQRS 999 HQRS 999
Year Four Fall Term (September-December) Winter Term (January-April) Summer Term (May-August)

Progress Report
HQRS 999

Thesis Draft Completed
HQRS 999

Thesis Defense
HQRS 999

 *This course includes a 1-week on campus intensive session