Health Management, BS Curriculum

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The health management program provides career-entry opportunities for high school graduates and professional advancement opportunities for health care personnel. Career opportunities for students with baccalaureate degrees in health management include management positions in hospitals, long-term care facilities, health maintenance and other managed care organizations, public health departments, community-based and home health agencies, medical equipment companies, government regulatory agencies, and health insurance companies.

The health management program focuses on developing managerial, administrative, and computer skills, supplementing those skills with an in-depth knowledge of the health care system. The program prepares graduates to offer managerial excellence to employers.

Long-Term Care Administration--The health management program has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators and meets Minnesota regulations for long-term health care administration. Health management program graduates are eligible to take the Minnesota licensure examination for nursing home administration.

Program outcomes: graduates will


Program Delivery

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Admission Requirements

For information about University of Minnesota admission requirements, visit the Office of Admissions website.


General Requirements

All students are required to complete general University and college requirements. For more information, see the graduation requirements.


Program Requirements

Students must complete 40 upper division credits.

Health Management Core Requirements
Required courses - 61 credits
ACCT 2101 - Principles of Accounting I (3.0 cr)
ACCT 2102 - Principles of Accounting II (3.0 cr)
HSM 1010 - Medical Terminology (2.0 cr)
HSM 2010 - Introduction to Health Services Organizations (2.0 cr)
HSM 3030 - Health Care and Medical Needs (3.0 cr)
HSM 3130 - Health Management Information Systems (3.0 cr)
HSM 3200 - Health Care Leadership and Planning (4.0 cr)
HSM 3230 - Administration of Continuum Care Facilities (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 3900 - Internship (1.0-3.0 cr)
HSM 4100 - Health Care Finance (3.0 cr)
HSM 4210 - Health Care Law and Biomedical Ethics (4.0 cr)
HSM 4212 - Regulatory Management (3.0 cr)
MGMT 3200 - Principles of Management (3.0 cr)
MGMT 3210 - Supervision and Leadership (3.0 cr)
MGMT 3220 - Human Resource Management (3.0 cr)
MKTG 3300 - Principles of Marketing (3.0 cr)
COMM 3008 - Business Writing (3.0 cr)
or COMM 3303 - Writing in Your Profession (3.0 cr)

 

Liberal Education Requirements
A minimum of 40 liberal education credits required. Students must complete the 10 goal areas of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum with the following specific liberal education courses required:
COMP 1011 - Composition I [COMMUNICAT] (3.0 cr)
COMP 1013 - Composition II [COMMUNICAT] (3.0 cr)
ECON 2101 - Microeconomics [HI/BEH/SSC] (3.0 cr)
MATH 1031 - College Algebra [MATH THINK] (3.0 cr)
SPCH 1101 - Public Speaking [COMMUNICAT] (3.0 cr)

 

Technology Requirement (3 cr)
CA 1020 - Spreadsheet Applications (3.0 cr)

 

Open Electives
Students must take enough open electives credits to meet the 120 credit graduation requirement. Approximately 15 to 16 credits will be needed. The following course is required for license as a nursing home administrator: Soc 3937

 

Program Sub-plans

A sub-plan is not required for this program

Health Management (Online)Health Management (Online)

The health management program provides career-entry opportunities for high school graduates and professional advancement opportunities for health care personnel. Career opportunities for students with baccalaureate degrees in health management include management positions in hospitals, long-term care facilities, health maintenance and other managed care organizations, public health departments, community-based and home health agencies, medical equipment companies, government regulatory agencies, and health insurance companies.

The health management program focuses on developing managerial, administrative, and computer skills, supplementing those skills with an in-depth knowledge of the health care system. The program prepares graduates to offer managerial excellence to employers. Long-Term Care Administration--The health management program has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators and meets Minnesota regulations for long-term health care administration. Health management program graduates are eligible to take the Minnesota licensure examination for nursing home administration. The curriculum for the Health Management Online program is the same as the classroom delivered program.

The Health Management Online B.S. program has the same curriculum as the on-campus program. The only difference is that the online program has an additional one credit technology requirement. To offset this one credit requirement, students take one less credit of electives.

Technology Requirement
GBUS 1005 - Orentation to Online Programs (1.0 cr)