Aug 14, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Health Administration Minor

Health Administration Minor Program Information

Department of Health Services Management and Policy:

P.O. Box 70264
Phone: (423) 439-4346
Fax: (423) 439-6710


Taylor Dula
(423) 439-4826

With the fast-paced and ever-changing healthcare environment, the minor in Health Administration equips students with the knowledge and skills to function effectively in administrative roles in today’s healthcare industry. Students develop the skills necessary to pursue health-related management opportunities in for-profit, nonprofit, and governmental sectors, including with hospital systems, medical group practices, clinics, nursing homes, long-term care facilities, public health agencies, and other health-related organizations. The curriculum covers the foundational concepts of health administration along with an understanding of the key roles of healthcare administrators. Students gain strong leadership abilities, communication and management skills, competence in managing change and working in teams, and proficiency in healthcare strategy and operations.

Health Administration Minor: 21 credits

A minor is a secondary area of study outside of the major program of study with a structured curriculum composed of at least 18 semester credits of which at least 9 credits must be at the 3000-level or above.