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The Minor in Health Services Management will provide students from a variety of academic backgrounds an awareness of how management skills are cultivated within the healthcare industry in Canada. Students will also learn about the Canadian legal system as it applies to health services delivery. Elective topics will cover healthcare-specific information policies, Long Term Care service delivery, project management, health economics, bioethics, and leadership in healthcare.

Administered by: School of Health Services Management

Exclusions: This minor is not available to students in the following programs:


To receive this Minor, students must complete six (6) courses from the following curriculum:

Two (2) Required courses:

HSM 301 The Healthcare Systems
LAW 326 Law for Health Managers

Plus four (4) of the following:

HIM 301 Healthcare Information Analysis
HIM 404 Introduction to Health Economics
HSM 307 Principles of Long Term Care Service Del.
HSM 308 Project Management - Long Term Care
HSM 309 Trends in Long Term Care Service Delivery
HSM 310 Institutional Structure
HSM 437 Human Resources Management in Healthcare
MHR 523 Human Resources Management
  (or HTH 503 Human Resources Administration)
PHL 302 Ethics and Health Care
  (or PHL 509 Bioethics)

Please see Senate Policy 2, Section 7.4 for further information about Minors.