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Requirements for HAP Major

Requirements for HAP Major

Health Issues Core Requirements (15 credit hours)

  • HAP 200 Introduction to Health Administration
  • HAP 310 Health Financing and Budgeting
  • SOC/ANT 418 Healthcare, Society, and Culture
  • HAP 515 Law and Health Systems
  • HAP/PLS 334 Public Policy of Health Care (or Nursing 354 Power, Policy, and Healthcare)

Management Core (9 credit hours)

  • ACC 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • COM 314 Managerial Communication OR MGMT 301 Managerial Process and Organizational Behavior
  • HAP/PLS 331 Managing Public and Nonprofit Sectors

Two electives from this list (6 credit hours)

  • BIO 401 Biostatistics
  • COM 360 Organizational Communication and Development
  • HAP/COM 450 Communicating Health Narratives
  • HAP/SOC/ANT 317 Global Health Issues
  • HAP 350 Essentials of Public Health
  • HAP 355 Essentials of Epidemiology
  • COM 320 Leadership, Theories, Styles, and Skills
  • HAP/COM 390 Health Communication
  • EDP 361 Social Justice in the Dominican Republic (taught in the DR)
  • MGT 351 Personnel/Human Resources Management
  • BIA 253 Management Information Systems
  • MKT 319 Principles of Marketing
  • MTH 363 Elementary Probability and Statistics
  • MTH 513 Probability and Statistics in the Health Sciences
  • PLS/HAP 520 Statistics for Public Administration and Policy Analysis
  • SOC/ANT/HAP 314 Statistics for the Social Sciences
  • ECO 513 Health Economics
  • HAP/COM 477 Gendered Health Across the Lifespan
  • HAP/SOC/ANT 383 Cultural Epidemiology
  • IPE 410 Interprofessional Foundations of Patient Safety

Methodology and Quantitative Skills (3 credit hours)

  • HAP/SOC/ANT 314 Statistics for the Social Sciences
  • PLS 310 Political Science Research Methods

Topical HAP Courses (6 credit hours; HAP 400-440)

  • HAP 410-414 Seminar in Health Administration
  • HAP 420 Seminar in Health Policy
  • HAP/PLS 433 Public Policy Analysis

Ethics Requirement (3 credit hours)

  • HAP 457 Biomedical Ethics
  • HAP/PHL 456 Public Health Ethics

Internship (3 credit hours)

  • HAP 485 Internship (Second semester Juniors or Senior Year)

Contact Information

Susan Walsh, MHSA, RN, FACHE
Director, Health Administration and Policy Program
Assistant Professor, Department of Cultural and Social Studies

CRHL 425B
Phone: 402.280.3288
susanwalsh@creighton.edu

Learn More

Read about the Health Administration field and its tremendous growth projected over the next twenty years in the Bureau of Labor Statistics' summary for Medical and Health Service Managers.