The Master in Quality trains suitable professionals who have the ability to implement strategies, processes and quality systems that respond to the current needs of the General System of Social Security in Health, and also generate knowledge in solving problems.

The program trains professionals with investigative capacity, who make well-informed decisions, develop skills to generate said information, which allows solving the different problems related to health quality that the country must constantly face, both from its central level and at the level of the provision of services.

The academic program of the Master in Health Quality is based on the concept of quality, which is a transversal condition and an inherent element in the entire health care process. It is offered in four academic semesters.

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Inscription: hasta el 30 de junio de 2021
Admission Test: 11 de junio de 2021, 8:00 a.m. a 10:00 a.m.  (Se definirá más delante de acuerdo al comportamiento de la pandemia).
Interviews: Hasta el 11 de junio de 2021. Se realizarán de manera presencial o virtual dada la contingencia. La fecha y hora de la entrevista deben solicitarse a la Facultad desde la inscripción en el teléfono (4) 4440555 ext. 1351 o al correo
Publication of results: 16 de junio de 2021. Los resultados podrán ser consultados en el Web portal.
Payment of tuition: Hasta el 30 de junio de 2021
Start of classes: 1 de julio de 2021 4 p.m. a 9 p.m.: Un día con Bienestar - 2 de julio de 2021, 5 p.m. a 9 p.m.: Cátedra CES e inicio de inducción - 3 de julio de 2021, 8 a.m. a 12 m. Continuación de la inducción
Days and times of face-to-face or face-to-face classes supported by technology: viernes y sábado 8:00 a.m. a 12:00 m., 1:00 p.m. a 5:00 p.m. Cada 15 días
Place: Universidad CES, sede El Poblado
Registration PIN cost: $163.000 COP
Total cost per semester: $9.800.000 COP
*Valores correspondientes a 2021

Documentation required for the registration process:

· Copia del acta de pregrado
· Copia del diploma
· Copia del documento de identidad (ampliado al 150%)
· Foto tamaño 3 x 4 a color, fondo blanco

NOTE: The above documents do not need to be authenticated.

Those forms in which false information is verified or that are not fully filled out will not be considered.

You will not be able to carry out the interview if you come to it without the minimum required documentation .

Program coordinator
Fernando Acosta Rodriguez
Teléfono: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1335

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Assistant Public Health Division
Sandra Milena Cadavid
Teléfono: (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1351

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Our graduates are able to use research to solve problems.

Aimed at professionals or specialists in the areas of health, economics, administrative, engineering and exact sciences who work in activities of management, direction, audit, administration, control and continuous improvement of the quality of institutions in the health sector, either in Companies Health Promoters (EAPB), Public and Private Health Service Provider Institutions, local, departmental and municipal health directorates.

Also those who act as auditors of projects in the health sector, IVC Organizations; Professional Risk Administrators and government institutions, dedicated to activities related to health or social protection.

Professionals who work in the health area who wish to apply the principles of quality and safety in their clinical practice and who have an interest in quality management, patient safety or the management of care models, risk management, management and management of health organizations, among others.

Also aimed at administrators of health programs, professionals in the pharmaceutical industry, professionals in the health technology industry, professionals in the management and analysis of health information and professionals who work in the area of public health at the public level. governmental, regional or local.

• For the training of responsible, comprehensive people, committed to excellence, with social and ethical sensitivity, competent to investigate and identify needs and problems of the different actors in the health system, propose and implement models of care and administration, which guarantee better results in the framework of quality in health.
• Because of its emphasis on research, which develops the ability to solve problems specific to your region and your city.
• Because it is a program highly recognized by the different actors of the general health social security system, characterized by higher academic, training and research standards.
• For the characterization and identification of the master's degree in quality, as a professional generator and transmitter of knowledge, guarantor of the improvement of the conditions of provision, administration and health results of the populations.

• For research as a fundamental axis, with the ability to generate useful knowledge to the population group on which it works, reasoner and decision maker based on information and with high capacity to lead multidisciplinary work groups that are distinguished by the quality of a good grounded argumentation.
• For being the first master's degree in health quality with these investigative and management characteristics in Antioquia and the country.

• A person with integrity and responsibility, with the ability to use knowledge for the benefit of the population and considering the economic and social realities under which health decisions must be made.
• Professional with the best possible level of training that can be accessed in this area, with an important capacity for self-learning that allows them to continue updated in the different concepts that make up the body of knowledge on quality in health.
• Excellent researcher, with the ability to generate useful knowledge to the population group on which he works.
• Trained to respond to the changing needs of health quality systems.

and to lead multidisciplinary work teams in organizations that have the ability to generate information for decision-making.
• Develop skills in the evaluation processes of quality management systems in health, considering both qualitative and quantitative analyzes that are complementary in the concept of quality.


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You must approve all the subjects of the study plan and the specific requirements for each program, reported in the minutes by the Promotions Committee. In addition, it requires:

1. Haber presentado las pruebas vigentes que el Estado determine como de obligatorio cumplimiento.
2. Presentar certificado de asistencia a la Cátedra CES.

3. El pago de los derechos de grado, establecidos en los derechos pecuniarios.
4. Haber aprobado el trabajo de grado o investigación.
5. Paz y salvo con la Universidad por todo concepto.

• Master or professional in charge of the design, implementation and evaluation of programs, policies or projects in the area of quality in health.
• Coordinator or advisor, whose responsibility is the inspection, administration, surveillance and control of risks and damages that are the product of health care.

• Advisor in analysis and formulation of processes, as well as interventions and evaluations of quality health programs.
• Researcher, member or leader of interdisciplinary groups that generate proposals and developments in the field of quality of health care.

For financing we have agreements with:

CES Educational Strengthening Program
Pichincha Bank
Sapiencia Fund
Fincomercio (Fincoeducar)
National Savings Fund (FNA)

We have our own scholarships and in alliance with the following entities:

Public entities

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Program name:
Master in Health Quality


Program modality
Presencial – Investigación

Type of program

SNIES code:

Qualified Registration:
Resolución 13296 del 11 de julio de 2017

7 años


Title awarded:
Magíster en Calidad en Salud

2 años (4 semestres)

Total cost per semester:
$9.750.000 COP

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