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Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management prepares students with the knowledge and confidence to work with others at the management table to develop policies and processes that provide quick access to critical patient data while ensuring confidentiality and the proper release of patient information.  The curriculum combines concepts in healthcare management, information technology, and organizational leadership, giving students the skills needed to succeed in the fields of health informatics and health information management.  Courses provide the knowledge to manage and improve health information access and delivery, teaching students to integrate the management of health information while adhering to the American Health Information Management Association Code of Ethics, HIPAA regulations, and organizational standards.

Requirements

  • Official documentation of graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent OR an associate’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution of higher education, an institution recognized as a candidate for accreditation, or an institution recognized by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation
  • Submit transcripts: high school if fewer than 24 transfer credits; college transcripts if 24 or more transfer credits.
  • Students with no prior college credits may also need to complete placement testing.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

In Candidacy Status, pending accreditation review by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)