The Health Services Management minor, delivered partially online, provides an option for U of M undergraduates who want to add a health services management concentration to their existing degree plan. Students will gain a conceptual understanding of the business aspects of health care, along with analytical and problem-solving skills. 


The Health Services Management minor is available to any student currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at the University of Minnesota.

Admission Criteria

  • 45 earned credits
  • 2.8+ GPA

Required Courses

We recommend taking the courses in this order:

Course Name Credits Prerequisite
Health Care Delivery Systems (HSM 3521) 3 30 semester credits
Introduction to Financial Reporting (ACCT 2050)
Principles of Accounting (APEC 1251)







Health Care Administration and Management (HSM 4561W) 3 45 semester credits
Health Care Finance (HSM 4541) 3 45 semester credits; knowledge of Microsoft Excel and basic accounting such as ACCT 2050
Human Resources in Health Care Settings (HSM 4531) 3 45 semester credits
Health Care Quality and Patient Safety Management (HSM 4301)  (ABUS 3301 can substitute if already taken) 3 None
Health Care Law and Ethics (HSM 4591) 3 45 semester credits

Course Catalog | Course descriptions and prerequisites
Class Schedule | Courses details by semester

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