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Health Administration Minor

Undergraduate Minor in Healthcare Administration
(18 Semester Hours)


The School of Health Administration is pleased to announce the availability of a minor in one of our most exciting fields of study and work; healthcare administration! For undergraduate students currently enrolled in another major, the undergraduate program in healthcare administration includes an opportunity to choose from a select group of courses, drawn from the Bachelor of Healthcare Administration curriculum. The healthcare administration (HA) minor is designed to complement such other majors with the objective of providing an introductory curriculum which can importantly assist a student with gaining employment in healthcare and healthcare related career fields.

This objective can be achieved with the HA minor by:

  • building on general studies foundations
  • introducing students to health services management functions through the mastery of certain skills including communication, decision-making, and coordination, unique to healthcare administration
  • preparing students for graduate study

A minor in healthcare administration requires eighteen (18) hours of study, including nine (9) hours of core required courses and nine (9) hours of electives chosen from a field of twenty-one (21) hours:

Required Courses:

  • HA 3308 - Healthcare Organization - must be taken first semester
  • HA 3324 - Supervisory Management for Healthcare Managers
  • HA 3347 - Essentials of Healthcare Law

Elective Courses:

  • HA 3309 - Ethics in the Health Professions
  • HA 3315 - Healthcare Administration History, Culture and Language
  • HA 3329 - Human Resources in Healthcare Management
  • HA 3340 - Mgt of Hlth of Info Systems
  • HA 3341 - Training & Prof Devel in Hlthcare
  • HA 3375 - Principles of Accounting for Healthcare Managers (HP 3302 or equivalent & ECO 2301 or 2314 prerequisite)
  • HA 3344 - Patient Care Management and Quality Improvement in Health Care
  • HA 3375 - Principles of Accounting for Healthcare Managers (HP 3302 or equivalent & ECO 2301 or 2314 prerequisite)
  • HA 3376 – Heatlhcare Fin Mgt (HA 3375 is prereq)

NOTE:  You will have to contact Ms. Julie Carroll each semester to obtain an override to register for the HA classes.  You can send her an email at Carroll@txstate.edu with your name, student ID and what classes you intend to take.

To add HA as a minor, you must contact your major advisor.

Contact

Dr. Lloyd Greene
Senior Lecturer & BHA Program Director
School of Health Administration
Health Professions Bldg, 255

Phone: 512.245.8685
Fax: 512.245.8712
E-mail: greene@txstate.edu

Graduate Minors

Healthcare Administration
The School of Health Administration offers a 15-hour minor in healthcare administration.  Students are required to take Healthcare Organization and Delivery (HA 5300), Healthcare Law (HA 5321), and Healthcare Organizational Behavior/Theory (HA 5362) with the remaining six-hours selected in consultation with the graduate advisor according to the student's area of interest and needs.  Healthcare Organization and Delivery (HA 5300) must be taken prior to or concurrent with other HA courses.

Healthcare Administration Cognate
For those majors not requiring a 15-hour minor, a nine hour cognate is also available. Courses to be taken for the nine hour cognate are: Healthcare Organization and Delivery (HA 5300), Healthcare Law (HA 5321), and Healthcare Organizational Behavior/Theory (HA 5362).