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Graduate minors offer the perfect opportunity to enrich your chosen master's degree with supplemental knowledge and skills. They typically consist of 3-4 courses which may be related to or outside your main program of study, and are chosen with the aid
of your academic advisor upon admission. Some minors have additional prerequisites to entry. Learn more.
FinanceProvides an in-depth understanding of how businesses raise and invest capital. You'll develop and apply quantitative decision-making skills while studying basic concepts, principles, and analytical techniques in various areas of finance
Operations ResearchExplore the field of optimization, learning the essential mathematical methods to model and improve the performance of complex systems within the business, engineering, and medical industries.
Computer ScienceProvides those from all backgrounds with fundamental computer science knowledge, as well as an introduction to advanced topics in the field. Learn to use, understand, and build software systems within any discipline.
Healthcare InformaticsProvides healthcare informatics principles and practices applicable in a wide variety of health professions. Learn to generate data, information and knowledge, and implement, adapt, and validate healthcare problem solving
Creativity & InnovationCreativity is the ability to generate novel ideas. Innovation is the means to implement them. We believe that everyone is creative. Our online courses in Creativity and Innovation help you become aware of your innate
creativity and implement creative thinking in the corporate or educational workplace. You'll learn to address complex situations and foster creative environments in a variety of settings.
Global and International EducationInternational education is a growing field of study in which global social change and education go hand in hand. Courses in Global and International Education take an in-depth look at education’s role in economic,
political, and socio-cultural development; international educational exchange; and the internationalization of education. The program builds knowledge about education’s role in societies around the world and an appreciation for how education professionals
can be integral to fulfilling that role.
Higher EducationThe field of higher education offers many opportunities for professionals with exceptional leadership skills and expertise. You'll gain practical skills, knowledge, and experience to become professionals and leaders in higher
education institutions, national and international associations and organizations, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and corporations.
Project ManagementProvides the business, communication, global, and leadership skills essential to meeting the needs of businesses and organizations in today’s project-driven environment.
Entrepreneurship and InnovationProvides the initiative, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills needed to launch a new venture or enhance innovation within your current company.
Professional StudiesLearn the highly valued interpersonal skills needed to collaborate, negotiate, and lead effectively in today’s workplace through a blend of quantitative and qualitative courses. This graduate minor will equip you with demonstrable
skills such as communication, leadership, critical inquiry, and ethics.
Global HealthThis minor provides insights into ethical and human rights concerns in global health, the global burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases, the impact of diseases related to international travel and migration, the causes
and control of global epidemics, and the social and environmental determinants of health in developing countries. Examination of health determinants will include consideration of social, political, economic, environmental, and gender-related factors.
You'll explore tools to assess health in global settings; health improvement strategies that are cost-effective, efficient, and sustainable; and approaches to working with colleagues from different ethnic, religious, and social backgrounds. You'll
also gain an appreciation of the complexity of global health governance, including the roles of international organizations, the commercial/corporate sector, and civil society.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) HealthThis minor examines methodologic and ethical considerations in studying the health of LGBT populations, with a focus on the intersection of social identity and inequality in shaping health
disparities based on ethnicity, sexual orientation, and sex/gender. You'll learn to investigate LGBT health using multiple disciplinary perspectives, conceptual frameworks and methods. You'll also gain understanding of how sexual and gender minority
populations are socially constructed and the complex relationship between these constructs and health, including how sexual and gender minority identities fit within a larger framework of social identities. You'll learn the importance of involving
community members in the development of health policy and research. The LGBT Health minor provides basic knowledge about LGBT health as well as the necessary skills and experience to apply this knowledge in practice.
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