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Master of Science in Healthcare Quality

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Update:  HQ Programs is monitoring the Covid-19 situation closely and is deferring to the most recent communications from the University. The first-year MScHQ course HQRS 840: Introduction to Quality, Risk and Safety and second-year course HQRS 846: Human Factors in Healthcare will be held online. The additional fees associated with the in-person activities for these courses will be waived, and students will be responsible for obtaining their own text books. All other MScHQ courses continue to run online as normal. We appreciate your patience during these challenging times. We will continue to provide updates as they become available.

Students normally attend two (2) in-person intensive week sessions during the program that allow you to establish relationships with your fellow students and faculty members. The intensive weeks take place in July/August of each year in Kingston, Ontario. The first-year intensive week is HQRS 840: Introduction to Quality, Risk and Safety and the second-year intensive week is HQRS 846: Human Factors in Healthcare.

Textbooks, accommodations and meals are included in your tuition and program fees (transportation fees are your responsibility).

Intensive Week Classroom Photo

 2021   2022
Year One Intensive Week    Year One Intensive Week 
HQRS 840:  Online. 7:00pm-10:00pm EDT, Monday, July 19th - August 30th   HQRS 840:  tentatively July 17th - 22nd
Year Two Intensive Week    Year Two Intensive Week 

HQRS 846:  Online. 10:00am-2:00pm EDT, Sunday, July 25th through Friday, July 30th

  HQRS 846:  tentatively July 24th - July 30th
MScHQ Student Impressions (1:46)


Graduate students attend a campus tour
2020 Cohort at Intensive Week


Intensive Week Sneek Peek (1:47)