Health Management (Minor)

Health Management (Minor)
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What is health management?

In studying health management, you’ll learn how healthcare systems work and develop professional and analytical skills to help you in related careers. The coursework covers topics such as finance, information systems, management practices, epidemiology and research.A minor in health management can be combined with majors in areas such as education, nursing, recreation management and policy or social work to enhance your career opportunities.

Why study health management at UNH?

The health management minor at UNH will prepare you for work in a range of areas including government agencies, nonprofit organizations and private healthcare facilities. You’ll receive a rich classroom experience with opportunities to participate in research and community outreach. You’ll also be able to get involved with the campus chapters of professional organizations such as the American College of Healthcare Executives, the Healthcare Financial Management Association and the American Public Health Association.

Potential career areas

  • Communications
  • Healthcare administration
  • Healthcare analysis
  • Law
  • Public health education
  • Sales

Curriculum & Requirements

The department of Health Management and Policy (HMP) offers an integrated minor in health management, designed for students in majors outside of Health Management and Policy who are interested in learning about the business leadership aspects of healthcare. Students seeking to minor in health management should meet with the academic department coordinator to discuss the requirements.

All courses must be completed with a C- or higher to be counted toward the minor.

The health management minor includes the following courses:

Required Courses
HMP 401United States Health Care Systems4
HMP 501Epidemiology and Community Medicine4
Courses above must be taken before completing 600 and 700 level courses.
HMP 721Managing Health Care Organizations4
Select Two of the Following: 1
HMP 642Health Economics4
HMP 669Human Behavior and the Public Health4
HMP 703Translation of Health Data4
HMP 711Introduction to Healthcare Operations Analytics4
HMP 712Healthcare Operations Management4
HMP 722Health Care Management II 14
HMP 724Long-Term Care Management4
HMP 740Health Care Financial Management4
HMP 741Health Care Financial Management II 14
HMP 744Law and Ethics in Healthcare4

Prerequisite courses must be completed for all HMP courses.

Explore Program Details

The Health Management and Policy department welcomes applications for admission from current UNH students who wish to transfer from other degree programs at UNH, however, HMP is not accepting applications from other institutions. There are several Discovery, University, and Health Management and Policy introduction courses that are appropriate for students who are interested in, but not yet committed to the major.

Transfer Students

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