Graduate Minor in Business in Health Sciences
Program Structure

The Graduate Business Minor for Health Sciences is an interactive, hands-on program that combines theory and practice to prepare students for the business and management aspects of their future careers in health sciences. Students have face-to-face connection with leading researchers and practitioners. They also develop rich relationships and networks with health science students from all over campus.

The program provides business skills across the wide variety of disciplines necessary to be successful in the business environment. The coursework culminates in a capstone project where students work with managers at a client firm to systematically analyze and develop solutions to a focal business challenge in their focal industry. This project integrates across the core classes and allows the students to practice solving the business problems they will run into in their careers.

The program is delivered on campus at the Fisher College of Business on Monday-Thursday evenings during summer semester. The evening format allows students to maintain summer jobs, internships, research opportunities while completing the Graduate Business Minor.

To successfully complete the Graduate Business Minor in Health Sciences, students must compete the following courses:

Summer Schedule:

Graduate Business Minor Schedule

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Heidi Shull Program DirectorHeidi Shull is a Senior Lecturer of Management and Human Resources at the Max M. Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University. She also serves as the Program Director for the Graduate Business Minor in Health Sciences. Prior to joining Fisher and transitioning her career to teaching, Heidi spent 13 years providing clinical leadership to the veterinary industry including with the College of Veterinary Medicine at The Ohio State University as an Assistant Director and Practice Administrator. While working in veterinary medicine, she also spent several years teaching business courses at a community college. Heidi continues to work lightly in the veterinary field through local consulting. Heidi was a nontraditional student who completed her own education in business while working and raising a family. She earned her MBA to excel in her veterinary career, but it was in this program that she became inspired to explore teaching.

Heidi is passionate about inclusive teaching, leadership, small business management, and the growing role of sustainability in business and society. She teaches Attracting and Retaining Customers in Health Sciences in the Graduate Business Minor in Health Sciences program, as well as the undergraduate business courses Strategic Management and Sustainability in Business. View her profile and connect >

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