Be Instrumental in the Quality of Patient Care

RHCHP - health service administration, students working with patients and looking at forms Responding to growing industry demand to improve patient safety, Regis University has teamed with several leading health organizations to create a Graduate Certificate in Quality and Patient Safety, and it’s offered entirely online.





  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
    • The bachelor’s degree must be in a health care related field such as nursing, health care administration, health information management, occupational, respiratory, physical therapy or laboratory science. Other degrees such as business and project management may be deemed appropriate depending on the applicant's work experience.
  • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale.
  • Two or more years of experience in a health care setting that utilizes quality improvement applications. Applicants with no or very limited experience must take HSA 610 HEALTH CARE DELIVERY SYSTEMS prior to starting any of the core courses for the certificate.
  • If English is not your native/first language, you must meet the following language proficiency requirement:
    • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) — Internet-based: Minimum score of 82 (24 Writing, 20 Speaking, 22 Reading, 16 Listening) on the TOEFL.
    • TOEFL — Computer-based: Minimum score of 213
    • Regis University's TOEFL code is 4656.


Applications for the Certificate in Health Care Quality and Patient Safety program are evaluated on a rolling admission basis. An application is reviewed and an enrollment decision is made once all required application materials are submitted.

The ideal candidate holds a baccalaureate degree in Health Care Administration/Management or a baccalaureate degree in business, clinical or health related field. Applicants without degrees or experience in a health-related field may be required to take prerequisite course work.

    Applications for this certificate program are evaluated on a rolling admission basis. Your application is reviewed and an enrollment decision is made once all required application materials are submitted. Course size is limited. Once a course has reached its enrollment capacity, applicants will be selected for an alternate list. 


    You are encouraged to submit all required application materials at once, with the exception of official transcripts.

    • Submit a completed application.
    • Request official transcripts to be sent directly to Regis University from all post-secondary educational institutions attended. Transcripts must be official. Official transcripts can be mailed or sent electronically. Regis accepts electronic transcripts from the following services: Scrip-Safe, Docufide, Avow Systems.
      • Submit mailed transcripts to:
        Regis University
        Academic Records
        3333 Regis Blvd. A-8
        Denver, CO 80221-1099
      • Submit electronic transcripts to
    • Submit a current resume.
    • Submit a nonrefundable $40.00 application fee. Instructions are given when you complete the payment portion of the online application.
    • Direct all written materials and inquiries to:
      Regis University
      Office of Admissions, Mail-Code G-9
      3333 Regis Blvd
      Denver, CO 80221-1099
      Contact: 303.458.4344
      Fax: 303.964.5534

    All documents submitted during the application process become the property of Regis University.