The minor in Health Administration and Policy is a program of interdisciplinary education structured to help students understand administration and policy issues as they relate to healthcare institutions. The minor is helpful to students who seek to understand the healthcare system either for personal use or as an adjunct to a career in one of the healthcare professions.

Minor in Health Administration and Policy Requirements: 18 Credits

HAP 200Introduction To Healthcare Administration3
HAP/PLS 334Public Policy And Health Care3
Select one of the following:3
Healthcare, Society and Culture
Introduction to Sociology: Self and Society
Introduction to Anthropology: Human and Cultural Diversity
Introduction to Anthropology: Social and Cultural Determinants of Health
Seminar in Healthcare Administration: Healthcare Planning and Marketing
Service Excellence and Human Resources in Healthcare
Three additional courses chosen from HAP courses numbered 300 or above.9
Total Credits18

Minor in Health Administration and Policy Requirements for BSN Students Only: 18 Credits

HAP 200Introduction To Healthcare Administration3
NUR 354Power, Politics, And Policy In Health Care2
or HAP 334 Public Policy And Health Care
HAP 411Seminar in Healthcare Administration: Healthcare Planning and Marketing 13
or NUR 361 Informatics in Health Care
or NUR 362 Informatics In Health Care Practicum
NUR 377Research and Evidence-Based Nursing Practice3
or HAP 314 Statistics for the Social Sciences
or PLS 310 Political Science Research Methods
NUR 474Applied Nursing Ethics3
or HAP 457 Biomedical Ethics: Philosophical and Theological Approaches
or HAP 404 Bioethics and Society
HAP 493Directed Independent Readings (Nursing Management)1
Select one of the following or one additional 300 or above level HAP course:3
Healthcare, Society and Culture
Introduction to Sociology: Self and Society
Introduction to Anthropology: Human and Cultural Diversity
Introduction to Anthropology: Social and Cultural Determinants of Health
Service Excellence and Human Resources in Healthcare
Total Credits18
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Both NUR 361  - Informatics in Healthcare and NUR 362  - Informatics in Healthcare Practicum are the equivalent substitution for HAP 412 - Information Systems in Healthcare Management. 

NOTE:  Students with a non-HAP major(s) may minor in Health Administration and Policy as long as they take at least two courses listed above that are not part of their major(s).