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Online and Continuing Education Health Administration Minor

Health Administration Minor


The Health Administration Minor is designed for health care professionals who want to acquire the core competencies and skills necessary to lead, manage people, projects, and improve quality outcomes.

What is a Minor?

In addition to a major, you may elect to complete the requirements for a minor. A minor program consists of 20-30 credits, including prerequisites and support courses. At least 10 of the credits included in a minor must be taken at or through Linfield.

Employment Opportunities in the Field

  • Medical and Health Service Manager
  • Supply Chain Operations
  • Medical Practice Manager
  • Hospice Coordinator
  • Clinical

Courses You Will Take

HSCI 250 - Introduction to Public and Community Health / 3 credits
HSCI 320 - Health and Social Policy / 3 credits
HSCI 410 - Health Information and Quality Improvement / 3 credits
HSCI 420 - Health Administration / 3 credits*
BNSS 250 - Contemporary Business / 4 credits (or business major, Business major requires higher level course)

*Prerequisites - HSCI 310, MATH 140

And 1 of the following:

PHIL 215 - Bioethics / 4 credits
ECON 210 - Principles of Economics / 4 credits
BNSS 340 - Business Law* / 4 credits
*Prerequisite met by business major
NURS 310 - Professional Communication in Healthcare* / 4 credits
*Prerequisite met by RN to BSN majors

For a list of courses offered this academic year view the Year Long Plan.

I’d like to find out more. What is the next step?

You can fill out the Request Information form or call 503-883-2213 to connect with an admission counselor. Alternatively, if you are ready to invest in your future you may apply now.