The University of West Florida
B.S. Health Sciences - Medical Information Technology
The University of West Florida offers a Bachelor of Science degree completion in Health Sciences with a track in Medical Information Technology. This is a two-year capstone degree program that provides students with an A.A., A.S. or A.A.S. degrees from an accredited two-year college with an opportunity to pursue an online B.S. Degree in Health Sciences. This program may be ideal for a variety of health care workers with similar degrees who need to complete a bachelor’s degree for advancement in their professional careers or current positions.
Students who are eligible for the Medical Information Technology concentration must complete a total of 83 credit hours. Even though Medical Information Technology students have separate courses for this particular concentration, all Health Science students must complete the six required core courses. These include Health Economics, Business Analysis and Decision Making in Health Care, and Advances in Health Sciences Technology. In addition to the core classes, the Medical Information Technology track covers basic computer programming and database systems to prepare students to deploy new software tools to meet the needs of a clinical practice or administration. Emerging trends in medical informatics are also covered through practical and new technologies that have the potential to significantly improve the quality of the public health care system.
Degree Level:Bachelor Completion
Delivery Format:100% Online
Students must hold a two-year degree.
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
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