Health Care Management

Large and small healthcare organizations rely on teamwork and efficient operations. Complement your professional skills with a managerial perspective of health care systems.

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As a healthcare professional, you also need to be a healthcare manager

The Health Care Management minor benefits all health-related majors including nursing, physical therapy, nutrition, social work and public health, as well as majors in the social and natural sciences.

The minor builds on the School of Business' connections to Boston's world-renowned healthcare industry and on the expertise of our faculty with significant professional experience in this sector. This program is an excellent complement to any health professions, business, or social science major and provides insight in the largest employment sector in Massachusetts.

Required Courses

BUS 100 Introduction to Business and Management 4
BUS 220 Introduction to Health Systems 4
BUS 239 Health Care Finance 4

Electives (choose two):

BUS 234 Organizational Communication & Behavior 4
BUS 218 HR for Everyone 2
BUS 219 HR for Managers 2
CS 225 Health Informatics 4
NURS 336 Health Care Policy 4
NUTR 249 Leadership in Food Service Management 4
PHIL 131 Biomedical Ethics 4
SOCI 241 Health, Illness & Society 4
SW 101 Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare 4

Non-Science Majors should strongly consider CS 225, SOCI 241, and PHIL 131.

So you know that Simmons is a great place to be, you've learned about our programs, maybe even come for a you're ready to apply! Let's get started.

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Our Faculty

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Erin DeCurtis

  • Assistant Teaching Professor and Interim Director of the School of Business
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Todd Herrmann

  • Professor of Practice and Director of the Undergraduate Programs