Overview

Minor Area of Specialization in Health Management and Policy (People & Society)

The purpose of the minor in Health Management and Policy is to provide the Miami Herbert Business School 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.

Curriculum Requirements

The 12-credit-hour minor in Health Management and Policy for Business Students consists of four courses--- two required and two minor choice courses---as indicated below (all courses must be taken within the current pre-requisite structure).

Foundational Course
HMP 270Introduction to Health Sector Management and Policy 13
or MGT 270 Introduction to Health Sector Organization and Management
Required Course
HMP 320Health Care Demand and Supply 23
or HMP 350 Production and Consumption of Health and Health Care
Choice Courses for the Minor
Select two courses (6 credit hours) from the following:6
Health Care Law and Ethics 3
Population Health (pre-requisite HMP 270 or MGT 270)
Applied Health Policy for Business
Applied Health Policy
Special Topics in Health Sector Management and Policy
Special Topics in Health Sector Management and Policy
Health Care Marketing 3
U.S. Health Care Crisis: Politics and Policies
Total Credit Hours12