Program Overview

Louisiana Tech University offers a Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management. This degree provides students with the skills and health-related information to be successful in their career field. Students will be prepared to collect, store, and retrieve information. These skills will be utilized by graduates who are employed in healthcare or related agencies. The Health Information Management B.S. program requires students to complete twelve-quarters of courses. In addition to these twelve-quarters, one-quarter of study will be completed at off-campus professional practice sites.

All classes are available online and can be taken part-time or full-time. This online learning environment allows students to have a flexible experience while maintaing their employment status and working towards a degree. Courses can be taken during the fall, winter, spring, and summer quarters each year. The forms of communication that may be used include online lectures, e-mail, electronic bulletin boards, digital drop box, and any other forms the professor finds fit. Students can expect to communicate with the professor and other students through these methods of communication. Graduates are eligible to take the examination of the American Health Information Management Association. Students who pass this exam are credentialed as a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA).

This program prides itself on receiving the Louisiana State Board of Regents’ Commendation of Excellence. In addition to this prestigious award, the program is also accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Bachelor

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) in cooperation with the Council on Accreditation of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

    School Overview

    Louisiana Tech University is a four-year public doctoral and research school located in Ruston, Louisiana.  The college opened in 1894 as The Industrial Institute and College of Louisiana and changed its name over the years until 1970 when it adopted the current name.

    Louisiana Tech University offers associate’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, doctor’s degrees, and certificates of completion. The school’s colleges and schools include:

    • College of Applied and Natural Sciences
    • College of Business
    • College of Education
    • College of Engineering and Science
    • College of Liberal Arts
    • Graduate School

    Classes are offered during the daytime, evening, and weekend. Louisiana Tech's Global Campus offers bachelor's and master's degrees online, as well as graduate certificates and certificates of completion.


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