Minor in health care management

This minor introduces students to relevant topics for health care managers. Students are trained in privacy, security and confidentiality practices, as well as related requirements for health care professionals. Students examine the uniquely complex financial and reimbursement systems and the roles of quality and performance improvement in health care. They also gain knowledge and experience in health information systems – specifically, electronic health care records and data management.

The minor requires students to complete 18 credit hours (6 courses) and earn a grade of “C” or higher in each of the courses.

NOTE: Students have the option to take the courses online or on-campus at the KU Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.

Admission Requirements

  • Students must be currently enrolled at the University of Kansas.
  • Acceptance to this minor is subject to review and approval by the department; an ideal candidate has a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Interested? Here's what to do:

Fall Start Course Sequence

Spring Start Course Sequence

Fall Semester 1:
HEIM 415 Healthcare Delivery Systems (3 credit hours)
HEIM 570 Introduction to Healthcare Management (3)

Spring Semester 1:
HEIM 540 Health Information Systems (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester 1:
HEIM 420 Legal Aspects of Healthcare (3)

Fall Semester 1:
HEIM 415 Healthcare Delivery Systems (3)
HEIM 570 Introduction to Healthcare Management (3)

Fall Semester 2:
HEIM 585 Healthcare Reimbursement and Financing (3)
HEIM 567 Quality and Performance Improvement in Healthcare (3)

Spring Semester 2:
HEIM 420 Legal Aspects of Healthcare (3))

Spring Semester 2:
HEIM 540 Health Information Systems (3)

Fall Semester 2:
HEIM 585 Healthcare Reimbursement and Financing (3)
HEIM 567 Quality and Performance Improvement in Healthcare (3)

Last modified: Jun 23, 2017

Advising

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