Health Administration Undergraduate Minor

for the Undergraduate Minor in Health Administration


department website: http://www.kch.illinois.edu/

department faculty: Kinesiology & Community Health Faculty


college catalog page: Applied Health Sciences

college website: http://www.ahs.illinois.edu/


Programs in Community Health and Kinesiology


Undergraduate Programs:

major: Community Health, BS

concentration: Community Health: Health Education & Promotion, BS

concentration: Community Health: Health Planning & Administration, BS

concentration: Community Health: Rehabilitation Studies, BS

major: Kinesiology, BS

concentration: Kinesiology: Teacher Certification, BS

minor: Kinesiology

minor: Disability Studies

minor: Health Administration

minor: Public Health

joint degree: Community Health, BS and Public Health, MPH

joint degree: Kinesiology, BS and Public Health, MPH


Graduate Programs:

degree: Kinesiology, MS

degree: Kinesiology, PhD

degree: Community Health, MS

degree: Community Health, PhD

degree: Rehabilitation, MS

degree: Public Health, MPH

joint degree: Community Health, BS and Public Health, MPH

joint degree: Kinesiology, BS and Public Health, MPH


The Health Administration Minor is directed toward undergraduate students across campus, and within the College of Applied Health Sciences, who seek to understand the business side of health care. The field of health administration is growing quickly. Expertise in health administration can help students enter into an occupation that has excellent job prospects with a high median salary. Health administration is a dynamic field given the constant changes in healthcare, insurance, policy, and technology.

The requirements for the Health Administration Minor include three required courses that will provide students with foundational knowledge. In addition, students will be exposed to health care systems, hospital and insurance administration, and management principles relative to health care institutions. The requirements represent 9 credit hours of coursework, 6 of which are offered at an advanced level. In addition, students will need to complete 8-9 credit hours from a list of elective courses. This will enable students to acquire greater knowledge in a specific area of interest. More information about the Health Administration Minor and how to apply can be found here.

for the Undergraduate Minor in Health Administration


Required courses:
CHLH 250Health Care Systems3
CHLH 455Health Services Financing3
CHLH 458Health Administration3
Electiveschoose at least 8-9 hours from:8
CHLH 210Community Health Organizations2
IHLT 240Aging and Health Policy3
CHLH 260Introduction to Medical Ethics3
CHLH 365Civic Engagement in Wellness3
REHB 402Medical Aspects of Disability4
CHLH 421Health Data Analysis3
CHLH 456Organization of Health Care3
CHLH 457Health Planning3
CHLH 470Technology, Health, and Aging3
Total Hours17-18