Health Care Management degree overview

Minor in Health Care Management

The minor degree in health care management promotes an understanding of complex, evolving and integrated health care and reimbursement systems. Students analyze perspectives, methods and values associated with the delivery and financing of health services. They evaluate client needs, fiscal constraints, management practices, ethical principles, public policies, promotional strategies and system designs to discover ways to meet the growing demands for affordable, efficient, responsible and effective health care. 

Who should consider a health care management minor?
The health care industry employs a large number of people in hospitals, clinics and private practices. With the recent changes in the law, understanding the business of healthcare will be an important skill. A health care management minor complements the following Bachelor’s degree programs: 

Careers in Health Care Management

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that jobs in health care management will rise at a higher rate compared to other job sectors. This particular industry can be both financially and personally rewarding. Your career path could lead to positions working in:
  • Hospitals
  • Nursing homes
  • Rehabilitation facilities
  • Clinics
  • Mental facilities
  • Health care consulting

For detailed curriculum and more please visit the University Catalog entry for this program.

Health Care Management Minor Courses

Required Courses
  • OAD 36010 Introduction to Health Care Delivery Systems
  • OAD 36020 Planning & Budgeting in Health Care
  • OAD 38663 Human Resources in Health Care Organizations
  • OAD 40654 Health Care Law & Ethics
  • OAD 48400 Quality in Health Care
  • OAD 48563 Management of Health Care Organizations

For detailed curriculum and more please visit the Course Catalog entryfor this program.

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