Bachelor of Science in Health Information Systems
The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Systems degree program at LeTourneau University integrates the fundamentals of business, health care and computer science in its curriculum. Graduates are able to follow a career in information systems, systems analysis, computer programing and electronic data processing in national and global health care facilities.
The Health Information Systems degree is ideal for those who want to work in health care without directly working in patient care. The program is designed to expand upon current health professionals' skills and knowledge in health informatics systems integration. Additionally, IT professionals who want to learn more about health care systems and registered nurses looking to pursue work at a technology company will learn the skills and knowledge needed to pursue their career goals.
Program courses offered for the Bachelor of Science in Health Information Systems degree at LeTourneau University include Health Care Management, Business and Computer Science. Specific program courses for Health Care Management include Health Care Delivery Systems, Regulation and Accountability in Health Care, and Health Informatics.
Business courses include Management and Leadership Or Management Elective, Financial Analysis for Managers, and Project Management. Computer Science courses offered include, Computer Science I, Programming for Information Systems, Information Systems, Software Engineering I, Operating Systems OR Web Development, Networks and Data Communication, Database Management, and Information Security.
General education courses required by the university include The Bible, Communications/Speech, English Composition, History, Literature, Kinesiology, Math ( College Algebra, Elementary Statistics, Discrete Math), Natural Science with lab, and Orientation. In total, students will complete 50 credit hours of general education courses, 45 credit hours of major courses, and 31 credit hours of general electives for a total of 126 credit hours.
LeTourneau University is an interdenominational Christian university that strives to produce graduates of high moral character and integrity. All degree programs are taught through a Christian perspective, including the Bachelor of Science in Health Information Systems degree. Courses are offered 100 percent online or at the Dallas and Houston LeTourneau University locations in Texas.
Degree Level: Bachelor
Delivery Format: 100% Online
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
LeTourneau begins its faith statement by declaring “a deep faith in God is the cornerstone of LeTourneau University.” This private not-for-profit university began as an all male college in 1956 by R.G. and Evelyn LeTourneau in Longview, Texas. It transitioned to a co-educational facility by 1961. It is an interdenominational Christian-based organization that welcomes students from all denominations.
LeTourneau University offers almost 100 academic programs at both graduate and undergraduate levels in a variety of fields, from engineering and air traffic control, to teacher education and business. LeTourneau University offers many degrees online, delivering the same the prestige and quality of an LETU education through the convenience of being able to complete your classes from anywhere. They also offer many stand-alone classes that can be taken in an accelerated online format.
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