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Minor in Health Administration

The Health Administration Minor has been designed for undergraduate students who seek to understand the business side of health care, and for those who feel knowledge in health administration will help them succeed in their careers. The coursework for the Health Administration Minor offers exposure to healthcare systems, hospital and insurance administration, and management principles relative to healthcare institutions. Students with this foundational knowledge will be better prepared to deal with the complexities of healthcare and the novel challenges that emerge from unpredictable health situations, such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

A minimum of 17 credit hours is required to earn a Minor in Health Administration. These include:

  • 9 hours of required coursework
  • 8-9 hours of elective coursework
  • All minors require six hours of advanced (300- or 400-level) courses that are not used in any other major or minor.


Minor Requirements

Required courses (9 credit hours):

HK 206           Health Care Systems

HK 417           Health Services Financing

HK 421           Health Administration

Elective Courses (8-9 credit hours):

HK 305            Community Health Organizations

HK 272            Aging and Health Policy

HK 208            Introduction to Medical Ethics

HK 361            Civic Engagement in Wellness

HK 480            Medical Aspects of Disability

HK 416            Applied Health Data Analysis

HK 418            Organization of Health Care

HK 420            Community Health Assessment and Planning

HK 403            Technology, Health, and Aging


To officially declare this minor, complete this online form.

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