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Healthcare Management Minor

Professor speaking in front of classThe Healthcare Management minor prepares students to contribute to improved outcomes of management functions in practices, labs, clinics, insurance companies, hospitals and other healthcare-related organizations. It allows students to acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities to become team leaders, supervisors and managers — from majors as diverse as:

  • Health Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Finance

Students working in lab coatsThe minor focuses on the competencies identified by healthcare leadership organizations, including communication and relationship management, professionalism, leadership, knowledge of the healthcare environment, and business skills and knowledge. The minor can be completed within most 120-credit undergraduate programs.

Healthcare Management Minor Courses


Healthcare Management Courses
This area emphasizes knowledge of the healthcare environment, leadership, and business skills and knowledge. (Both courses are required)

  • BUS 201 Principles Management - 3 credits
  • BUS 350 Healthcare Management - 3 credits

Analyzing Healthcare Issues Courses
This area emphasizes critical thinking and analytical thinking and business skills and knowledge. (Choose two courses)

  • BUS 380 Quality in Healthcare - 3 credits
  • BUS 381 Healthcare Law - 3 credits
  • OSC 363 Introduction to Six Sigma - 3 credits
  • BIS 362 Healthcare Informatics - 3 credits
  • FIN 401 Health Insurance - 3 credits

Communicating about Healthcare Courses
This area emphasizes communication and relationship management and knowledge of the healthcare environment. (Select one course)

  • HSC 225 Medical Terminology - 3 credits
  • BUS/HSC 255 Health Communication and Social Marketing - 3 credits
  • PSY 325 Health Psychology - 3 credits
  • ECO 333 Health Economics - 3 credits

The Healthcare Environment Courses
This area emphasizes knowledge of the healthcare environment and professionalism. (Select one course)

  • PBH 228 Introduction to Public Health - 3 credits
  • BIO 202 Human Biology - 3 credits
  • HSC/PBH 209 Nutrition and Public Health - 3 credits
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