Program Contact: Nitish Patidar  203-582-7908

The minor in health care management provides students with a foundational understanding of healthcare systems and employment options in this exciting and growing field. The business of healthcare is everywhere: insurance companies, hospitals, clinical practices, branding firms, pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Regardless of the student’s career focus, this minor expands their understanding of the language of healthcare systems and enhances job prospects in the healthcare industry. Students learn how healthcare systems are managed, the ways in which healthcare relies on analytics, and the influence of government policies on the business of healthcare. Additionally, students may customize their studies with coursework in finance, analytics, supply chain, or entrepreneurship and strategy.

Health Care Management Minor Curriculum

Students must complete the following four courses, in addition to any two business courses for which the student has completed the prerequisites. A total of 18 credits are required.

HM 201Introduction to Healthcare Management3
HM 365Health Care Analysis3
or CIS 255 Data Visualization
HM 404Legal Aspects of Health Care Delivery3
or HSC 404 Healthcare Law and Ethics
MG 205Organizational Management3
Students may choose any two electives 16
Data Mining for Business Insights
Data Analysis with Excel (AC 350)
Database Programming and Design
Introduction to Entrepreneurial Thinking and Practice
Idea Validation and Business Model Development
Social Entrepreneurship
Small and Family Business
Fundamentals of Financial Management
Risk Management & Insurance
Introduction to Health Insurance
Operations and Supply Chain Management
Group and Virtual Team Processes
Managing People, Projects and Change
Staffing: Recruitment, Selection and Placement
Advancing Employment Relations
Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace
Project Management
Transportation and Logistics Management
Service Operations Management
Services Marketing

Electives may be selected based on areas of interest: