The MS in the science of health care delivery is designed to provide a foundation in the multidisciplinary field of health care delivery. This degree will provide students with knowledge and competencies to contribute in a patient-centered, safe and cost effective health care system. The ASU degree is designed for individuals with an interest in a career in the health care industry. The program will focus on quality improvement systems in health care, health disparities and interventions, health education, health economics, health policy, inter-professional teamwork and leadership skills, change management, and evidence-based assessment and management. Much of the course work will utilize a case-based, solution-oriented approach to facilitate integration of knowledge and competencies. Participating students will work in a cohort through the program and will complete the degree in 9-months (one academic year).