The quality and efficiency of health care systems are of increasing importance at every level and dimension of society. The 30-unit Master of Health Care Operational Excellence is designed to prepare students to create, lead and manage the continuous improvement of processes in clinical operations.

This program is designed to create thought leaders in continuous improvement, employee engagement, value-stream mapping and operational excellence. Focused on continuous improvement methodologies, the curriculum offered in this degree prepares leaders in service, health care and other operational environments to utilize a toolset allowing them to eliminate waste, innovate and improve patient and employee experiences in St. Louis and around the globe.

Contact:Holly Stanwich
Phone:314-935-5835
Email:hstanwich@wustl.edu
Website:https://sever.wustl.edu/degreeprograms/healthcare-operational-excellence

Master of Health Care Operational Excellence

Total units required: 30

Required courses: 27 units, including:*

HlthCare 501Introductory Overview of Operational Excellence in Health Care3
INFO 5504Project Management Fundamentals3
INFO 5502The Art and Science of Risk Management3

*Additional courses will be added to the curriculum. Please visit our website for the most current information regarding this program.

Electives: 3 units