Nursing Department

Health Care Management Minor

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Understanding the business of health care 

The Department of Nursing offers a health care management minor to any student interested in the organizational structure of a hospital.  This minor can be paired with a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree.

Courses in this minor are designed to teach the management styles, economics, and legal and ethical  workings of a health care facility.  Course information provides the basic knowledge needed to pursue a career in health care management.  A variety of subject areas are covered, including insurance, licensure, finance, human resources, governmental relations, staff managemen,t and marketing.  Health care management professionals can find employment in many different locations, including

  • Hospitals
  • Nursing homes
  • Health care consulting firms
  • Clinics
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Mental health institutions

Minor requirements

To complete the health care management minor, students must finish a minimum of 21 credit hours.  Some health care management courses require prerequisites.  Students should consult their advisor before enrolling.  Students must take 15-16 of the required courses as specified under letter A and choose 6 hours as specified under letter B to equal the 21 hours needed to complete the degree.

Health Care Management

Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  1. HCM 301(3), HCM 303(3); HCM 504(3) or ECO 504(3); ECO 165(3) or AGB 144(4); MGT 345(3)

  2. Six hours from: ACC 201(3); MGT 341(3); MKT 350(3); NUR 515(3); SOC 341(3) for a total of no fewer than 21 hours.