Health Services Administration - Minor

College of Public Health
326 Lowry Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-6500
publichealth@kent.edu
www.kent.edu/publichealth


Description

The minor in Health Services Administration is intended for students that have a strong interest in concepts related to the management, Ethics and Practice of the Administration of Health Services.  Students complete a series of specific courses designed to enhance their knowledge in the area of Health Services as well as courses geared for professional practice. Additionally, students may choose elective courses that meet their interests and help to augment their degree program. This includes students in a variety of majors including but not limited to Business, Communications, Nursing, Psychology, Sociology, Health and Human Services and current public health students.

Admission Requirements

Admission to a minor is open to students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students enrolled only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.

Minor Requirements

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Minor Requirements
PH 20000PUBLIC HEALTH PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE I 1
PH 30000PUBLIC HEALTH PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE II 1
PH 30015UNITED STATES HEALTH CARE SYSTEM 3
PH 30033PUBLIC HEALTH POLICY AND DECISION-MAKING 13
PH 40000PUBLIC HEALTH PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE III 1
PH 40015SCIENTIFIC WRITING FOR CLINICAL RESEARCH 3
PH 44020PUBLIC HEALTH ETHICS IN PRACTICE, POLICY AND RESEARCH 3
PH 44025PRINCIPLES OF PUBLIC HEALTH LEADERSHIP 3
or MIS 34165 DYNAMICS OF LEADERSHIP
Health Services Administration electives, choose from the following:3
INTRODUCTION TO MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING
NEGOTIATION
HEALTH COMMUNICATION
HEALTH COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA
EVERYDAY INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION AND HEALTH
ECONOMICS OF HEALTH CARE
PROFESSIONAL WRITING
SOCIAL POLICY AND COMMUNITY RESOURCES FOR OLDER ADULTS
CONSUMER HEALTH
NONPROFIT FUNDRAISING AND GRANTWRITING
INTRODUCTION TO INSURANCE AND RISK
INTRODUCTION TO HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT
EMERGING ISSUES IN SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
GLOBAL HEALTH IMMERSION: GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
PUBLIC HEALTH PLANNING AND FINANCE
HEALTH LAW
INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE
Minimum Total Credit Hours:21
1

Students in the Nursing [BSN-NURS] major may substitute NURS 40045 for PH 30033.  

Graduation Requirement

Minimum Minor GPA
2.000