Minor Area of Specialization in Health Sector Management and Policy (People & Society)
The purpose of the minor in Health Sector Management and Policy is to provide the student with a basic understanding of the organizational, management, economic, and financial structure, as well as the legal, ethical, and governmental policy of the health care industry. Appropriate candidates for this minor will include students interested in: exploring the health care sector; working in the legal, management, or policy making aspects of the health care sector; or those wanting to have an augmentation to their health sciences, nursing, pre-med, pre-law or pre-MBA/MPA studies.
Students in the School of Business Administration, as well as students in the other schools and colleges of the University of Miami, may pursue the minor in Health Sector Management and Policy by officially declaring the minor at their home school or college and completing the coursework specified below. Interested non-business students, before declaring the minor, should consult with an academic advisor in the School or College of their degree/major to determine if the minor in Health Sector Management and Policy is acceptable. If so, neither advice nor consent from either the Office of Undergraduate Business Education or the Department of Health Sector Management and Policy is necessary.
The 12 credit hour minor in Health Sector Management and Policy consists of four courses--- three required and one minor choice course as indicated below (all courses must be taken within the current pre-requisite structure):
|HSM 270||Introduction to Health Sector Management and Policy 1||3|
|or MGT 270||Introduction To Health Sector Organization And Management|
|BSL 460||Health Care Law and Ethics (pre-requisite BSL 212)||3|
|HSM 320||Health Care Demand and Supply (pre-requisite HSM 270 or MGT 270) 2||3|
|or HSM 350||Production and Consumption of Health and Health Care|
|Choice Course for the Minor|
|Select one course (3 credit hours) from the following:||3|
|POPULATION HEALTH (pre-requisite HSM 270 or MGT 270)|
|Globalization and Health|
|International Development and Human Welfare|
|Global Health Policy and Ethics|
|Disasters, Terrorism and Global Public Health|
|Health Care Marketing|
|Applied Health Policy|
|Total Credit Hours||12|
Note: All specific coursework for the minor in Health Sector Management and Policy must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 is required for all specific coursework taken in the minor area of specialization. No one course may count toward more than one major or minor area of specialization.