Healthcare Management (Minor)
This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2020–Spring 2021 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.
Minor in Healthcare Management
Unit: School of Public Health & Information Sciences
Academic Plan Code(s): HCMGMIN
The undergraduate minor in Healthcare Management provides an opportunity for the integration of knowledge derived from other undergraduate programs with the minor coursework to develop student competencies to more effectively serve in healthcare organizations and/or pursue graduate healthcare management education.
The Healthcare Management undergraduate minor provides students essential knowledge for participation in the healthcare sector of the economy with course content focused in healthcare systems and organizations, health policy and law, public health, healthcare finance, and ethics.
Admission to the program requires the completion of at least 60 hours of degree-applicable credits with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
The program consists of 6 required courses totaling 18 credit hours. Completion of the minor requires a minimum grade of C-minus in all course work applied to the minor.
|PHMS 301||Introduction to the U.S. Healthcare Delivery Systems||3|
|PHMS 410||Public Health Law and Ethics||3|
|PHMS 405 (Course Pending) Governance & Management in Health Organizations (or PHMS 605) *||3|
|PHPH 401||Public Health and Health Policy||3|
|PHPH 420||Practice of Public Health||3|
|PHMS 409 (Course Pending) Health Finance & Financial Management (or PHMS 609) *||3|
|Minimum Total Hours||18|
PHMS 605 and PHMS 609 are recommended for students interested in pursuing graduate study in Healthcare Administration. Students that receive a grade of B or higher in PHMS 605 and PHMS 609 may be granted a waiver of this coursework in the University of Louisville MSHA program, should they apply and be accepted into that program.