Offered by Department of Risk, Actuarial Science, and Legal Studies, the Minor in Healthcare Management is open to all students. This minor develops value-added skills for students who aim to understand the structure, policy, finance and strategy/operations issues of healthcare organizations.

Campus Location: Main

Contact Information

Edmund (Ned) Lafer, Assistant Professor of Practice


  • Three courses required (all three courses must be taken at Temple University):
    Required Courses
    HCM 3501Introduction to Health Services Systems3
    HCM 3502Healthcare Financing and Information Technology3
    HCM 4596Healthcare Quality and Risk Management3
    Total Credit Hours9
  • Courses must be taken in sequence, not concurrently, so a minimum of three semesters is required to complete this minor.
  • A grade point average of 2.0 in the minor is required as well as a minimum grade of C in each course unless otherwise specified.
  • Health Economics (ECON 3507) is recommended but not required as an additional course.
  • Risk Management majors who complete the Healthcare track are not eligible for the minor.
  • Courses cannot be used to meet minor requirements if already used to meet the requirements for a major or a different minor or certificate.
  • Courses for the minor must be completed prior to graduation; if completed, the minor will be recorded on the final transcript upon graduation.
  • To declare or rescind this minor, visit the Fox School of Business and Management.

Interested students should discuss with their home college advisors how the courses in the minor will fit into their overall degree plan and are strongly encouraged to declare the minor early in their academic career.