Admissions Requirements

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to the online MS program or graduate certificate program, you must have:
  • Prior Degree and GPA

    • An undergraduate degree; graduate coursework or a graduate degree is preferred.

     

    • MS requirement only: For undergraduate, a cumulative GPA of 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale), and in the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework. If graduate coursework applies, a cumulative GPA of 2.75.
  • Strong Commitment

    • A strong commitment to the field of patient safety and an interest in improving the quality of healthcare.

Application Requirements

All applicants will be required to submit the following documents. For complete information and step-by-step application instructions to each program, view the application process instructions.

All Applicants

  • An online UIC graduate application and application fee
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Your personal statement
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae
  • Two letters of recommendation

International applicants or individuals who have taken international coursework:

  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • An international credential evaluation fee

All Applicants

  • An online UIC graduate application and application fee
  • Proof of degree
  • Your personal statement
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae

International applicants or individuals who have taken international coursework:

  • Proof of English language proficiency

Detailed Application Process Instructions