The Health Sciences Entrepreneurship minor offers students in-depth knowledge and practical skills at the intersection of entrepreneurship and the health sciences field. This interdisciplinary program is designed to equip students with the tools and mindset necessary to drive innovation, develop sustainable healthcare ventures, and address emerging challenges in the healthcare industry.
Throughout the minor, students will explore the unique opportunities and complexities associated with starting and managing businesses in healthcare.
You will gain a comprehensive understanding of:
By combining theoretical knowledge with hands-on experiences, students will develop the skills and attitude required to identify unmet needs, create viable solutions, and navigate the regulatory and ethical considerations that shape the healthcare industry.
The Health Sciences Entrepreneurship minor is designed to complement a range of majors within the health sciences field, including:
It prepares students to pursue careers as:
By completing the Health Sciences Entrepreneurship minor, you’ll emerge with a unique skill set that combines entrepreneurial thinking, healthcare expertise, and business acumen, positioning you to make a positive impact on healthcare delivery, patient outcomes, and the future of the healthcare industry.
Eugene Buff, MD, PhD
The minor consists of three required courses and one elective course. Up to two courses from other major and minor requirements may apply to this minor.
Students are required to have an overall grade-point average of 2.000 or higher.
Curriculum subject to change.
For most up-to-date information please refer to the university’s academic catalog.
Students in good academic standing (minimum 2.0 GPA overall) may fill out the form below and declare the Health Sciences Entrepreneurship Minor.
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Contact the Bouvé Office of Student Services for assistance with course registration or if you have questions about the minor.