The online B.S. in Health Information Management at the University of Saint Mary prepares you for a career in the expanding and evolving health care industry. Gain the competitive managerial skills and enhance your IT/data analysis knowledge to position yourself for higher-level roles within health care settings — such as director of health information management, data quality manager, business analyst, or information security manager. Graduates of the program will be eligible to sit for the Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) Certification Exam.
100% convenient online format
Complete in just 24 months
RHIA Certification Exam ready
Curriculum Designed for Your Goals
The CAHIIM accredited curriculum enables you to bridge the health care system through clinical, operational, and administrative services. You'll have the opportunity to participate in an internship tailored specifically to your own career aspirations and immerse yourself in courses that concentrate on four specific areas:
ICD 10 / CPT Coding & Reimbursement: Understand intricacies of the changing reimbursement environment
Informatics & Data Security: Knowledge of IT and the implementation of electronic health records
Management: Supervise staff, manage resources, and records
Data Analysis: Performs of electronic analytics of various health care data to assist with Quality assessment and performance improvement
This is a degree completion program. A total of 128 credits are required, including transfer credits.
Must be a graduate from a CAHIIM accredited Health Information Technology (HIT) program and meet prerequisites and/or have the RHIT credential OR have a minimum of 56 hours of transferable credit from a regionally accredited institution
Minimum 2.5 GPA (4.0 scale)
Official transcripts of all previous undergraduate coursework
A current resume
A letter of intent
A completed Academic Honesty Agreement
A completed Confidentiality Agreement
Accreditation & Licensing
The Higher Learning Commission
Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
Not authorized for residents of Alabama, Kentucky, and North Carolina.
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