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Health Sector Management and Policy

The Health Sector Management and Policy major is designed for students who aspire to pursue a career in health management and policy, in a variety of health care organizations and public settings.  The major enables students to gain skills and understanding in the specialized language of healthcare and to comprehend concepts of management, financing, politics, law and ethics as applied to the healthcare sector. The major is also ideal for students intending to seek advanced degrees in health administration, health economics, medical sociology, or public health.

The total requirements for the major are 21 semester hours.

Required Courses

  • Introduction to Health Sector Administration
  • Health Economics
  • Healthcare Law and Ethics
  • Accounting for Health Care Organizations
  • Topics in Healthcare Marketing
  • Introduction to Health Informatics

Elective Courses

Select at least 1 elective course from the list below:
  • Applied Health Policy
  • Business and Society
  • Sociology of Mental Health & Illness
  • U.S. Healthcare Crisis: Politics and Policies
  • Social Epidemiology
  • Globalization and Public Health
  • International Health Policy and Ethics
  • U.S. Foreign Policy and Global Health
  • Issues in Health Disparities*
  • Global Health Disparities*
  • SP Topics: Race and Healthcare in America

*Offered by announcement only

Additional Areas of Study

  • Accounting
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Finance and Marketing
  • Legal Studies
  • Management
  • Management Science
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate
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