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.

Students in class

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

BUS100 Introduction to Business and Management 4
BUS220 Introduction to Health Systems 4
BUS239 Health Care Finance 4

Electives (choose two):

BUS213 Nonprofit Management Study 3
BUS234 Organizational Communication & Behavior 4
COMM312 Health Communications 4
NUTR249 Leadership in Food Service Management 4
NURS336 Health Care Policy 4
PHIL131 Biomedical Ethics 4
SOCI232 Race, Gender & Health 4
SOCI241 Health, Illness & Society 4
SW101 Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare 4

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

Spotlight on Health Care Management Students and Alums

Kiani Jacobs

Finding Community at Simmons as a Transfer Commuter Student

While at Simmons, Exercise Science major and Health Care Management minor Kiani Jacobs ’23 received the 2023 Senior Scholar Award and interned at the Harvard Medical Ginty Lab on Neurological Research. Starting a PhD in Exercise Science this fall, she...