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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 health care systems, hospital and insurance administration, and management principles relative to health care 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.  

9 Hours Foundational Coursework
8-9 Hours Approved Elective Coursework
17 Hours Min. Required for Completion

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the field of health administration is growing quickly. Expertise in health administration can help students enter into an occupation that has excellent job prospects with a high median salary. Health administration is a dynamic field that is rapidly evolving given the changes in healthcare, insurance, policy, and technology. The field of health administration is interdisciplinary and may appeal to students in a variety of majors and interests.
 

More Info and Course Requirements
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Required courses:

Code Course
CHLH 250
Health Care Systems

Hours: 3

CHLH 455
Health Services Financing

Hours: 3

CHLH 458
Health Administration

Hours: 3

Electives (choose at least 8-9 hours)

Code Course
CHLH 210
Community Health Organizations

Hours: 2

IHLT 240
Aging and Health Policy

Hours: 3

CHLH 260
Introduction to Medical Ethics

Hours: 3

CHLH 365
Civic Engagement in Wellness

Hours: 3

REHB 402
Medical Aspects of Disability

Hours: 4

CHLH 421
Health Data Analysis

Hours: 3

CHLH 456
Organization of Health Care

Hours: 3

CHLH 457
Health Planning

Hours: 3

CHLH 470
Technology, Health, and Aging

Hours: 3

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