Minor in Health Administration
The 20-unit minor in health administration provides students a background in administration and management issues in the rapidly expanding field of health care. They develop the skills necessary to pursue health-related management opportunities in the for-profit, nonprofit and governmental sectors.
Health Administration minors are required to take the following courses:
PPD 325 Fundamentals of Health Policy and Management
Institutions and processes affecting healthcare policy and management of healthcare delivery in the United States; historical and philosophical roots; access and quality issues; responsiveness to public needs.
PPD 330 Introduction to Healthcare Systems
Concepts and determinants of health and illness; healthcare delivery organizations and programs; the role of the administrator; issues in healthcare financing and access; quality evaluation; future trends.
PPD 413 Administration of Healthcare Organizations
Theory and practice; role of governing bodies, medical staffs and quality review committees; current trends; community responsibility; regulatory and oversight agencies.
Students are required to select two courses from the following:
- PPD 318 Financial Accounting in Public and Nonprofit Organizations
- PPD 320 Organizational Behavior in Public Administration
- PPD 403 Management Analysis I
- PPD 407 Financial Management of Public and Nonprofit Organizations
- PPD 414 Community Health Policy and Planning
To declare this minor program, please click here.
To learn more about this minor program or to declare it, please contact:
Sarah Esquivel, Associate Director of Recruitment and Admission
USC Sol Price School of Public Policy
Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall 111
Los Angeles, California 90089-0626