Based on the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) “The Future of Nursing” competencies for nurses our MS in Nursing (MSN) Patient Quality and Safety Concentration focuses on healthcare quality improvement, risk assessment, communication, legal issues, and strategies that contribute to building a culture of safety and assuring accountability and reliability in care processes, among others. Courses explore healthcare systems and processes that contribute to risk reduction, evidence-based practice, knowledge of the healthcare environment, leadership, accountability, professionalism and business skills. Obtain the knowledge and skills you expect from a quality Master’s program from an affordable, private, not-for-profit University. No GMAT or GRE required. Unencumbered nursing license required.