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Health Management Minor

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  • Program Type: Undergraduate minor related to major
  • Requirements for this program are current for Fall 2022
  • Required credits in this minor: 21
The health care management minor, delivered completely online, is designed to prepare undergraduate students with the conceptual knowledge for work in the healthcare field or graduate study. The asynchronous education will introduce students to the business of healthcare by augmenting other majors, allowing a competitive advantage of applying skills in a healthcare organization. This minor is designed for students of junior and senior status.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • completely online (all program coursework can be completed online)
Minor Requirements
Health Management Core
Take exactly 5 course(s) totaling exactly 15 credit(s) from the following:
· HSM 1010 - Medical Terminology (2.0 cr)
· HSM 2010 - Introduction to the Health Care System (2.0 cr)
· HSM 3030 - Health Care and Medical Needs (3.0 cr)
· HSM 3200 - Health Care Leadership and Planning (4.0 cr)
· HSM 4210 - Health Care Law and Biomedical Ethics (4.0 cr)
Health Management Electives
Take exactly 2 course(s) totaling 6 - 7 credit(s) from the following:
· HI 3020 - Introduction to Health Information Systems (3.0 cr)
· HSM 3240 - Health Care Policy and Comparative Systems (4.0 cr)
· HSM 3250 - Performance Improvement in Health Care (3.0 cr)
· HSM 3260 - Risk Management in Health Care (3.0 cr)
· HSM 3270 - Health Care Finance (3.0 cr)
· HSM 4212 - Regulatory Management (3.0 cr)
Program Sub-plans
A sub-plan is not required for this program.
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HSM 1010 - Medical Terminology
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Prefixes, suffixes, and roots used to compose medical terms. Pronouncing and defining terminology related to body structure, disease, diagnosis, and treatment.
HSM 2010 - Introduction to the Health Care System
Credits: 2.0 [max 2.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Major developments in evolution of health care in United States. Education/training of health care personnel. Service providers. Public, private, voluntary agency initiatives. Major stakeholders. Rural/urban priorities.
HSM 3030 - Health Care and Medical Needs
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Common health conditions, diseases, disabilities. Intervention/treatment issues. Health care/medical needs across age continuum. Medical/pharmacologic terminology. prereq: 1010
HSM 3200 - Health Care Leadership and Planning
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Organizational management characteristics for modern health care settings. Management process/roles addressing resource allocation, delivery of clinical services, governance, patient satisfaction, outcome evaluation. prereq: 2010 or 38 or more occupational credits
HSM 4210 - Health Care Law and Biomedical Ethics
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Legal/bioethical issues in health care management. Professional licensing, certification, reporting. Liability, negligence, malpractice. Patient rights/responsibilities. Clinical outcomes assessment/measurement.
HI 3020 - Introduction to Health Information Systems
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Information systems applied to the health care industry. How information is collected, stored, retrieved, shared, and analyzed, along with the legal and ethical concerns inherent in the stewardship of patient information. Work flow, electronic health records, and personal health records.
HSM 3240 - Health Care Policy and Comparative Systems
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Analysis/comparison of world health problems/delivery systems. Geographic, political, economic relationships affecting health care system.
HSM 3250 - Performance Improvement in Health Care
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Problems in U.S. health care system (access, quality, cost). How application of performance improvement principles/methods can add value to health care. prereq: 2010
HSM 3260 - Risk Management in Health Care
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
How risk management can improve patient safety, customer satisfaction, quality of care, decrease liability in health care. prereq: 2010
HSM 3270 - Health Care Finance
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Finance structure of U.S. health care system. Reimbursement mechanisms. Financial information in management decision making. Financial planning/control. Analysis of financial statements/budgets in health care system. prereq: Acct 2101
HSM 4212 - Regulatory Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Typically offered: Every Spring & Summer
Health care funding/reimbursement processes. Compliance/regulatory mechanisms. Federal/state surveys. prereq: 2010