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Health Care Management Minor

Understanding the business of health care

The School 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 management and marketing.

Health care management professionals can find employment in many different locations, including:

  • Hospitals
  • Nursing homes
  • Healthcare 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 hours of the required courses as specified under letter A and choose 6 hours as specified under letter to equal the 21 hours needed to complete the minor.

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) or IPE 378(3).
  2. Six hours from: ACC 201(3), IPE 376(3), IPE 377(3), IPE 379(3), IPE 382(3), MGT 340(3), MGT 341(3), MKT 350(3), NUR 515(3), SOC 341(3) for a total of no fewer than 21 hours.