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Health Information Management Degree Completion Program

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  2. Application
  3. Curriculum
  4. Tuition

Curriculum: BS in Health Information Management Required Courses (63 total hours)

  • Medical Science and Human Pathophysiology (3 credits)
  • Medical Terminology for Health Information Management (2 credits)
  • Health Data Structures and Management (3 credits)
  • Introduction to Health Informatics (1 credit)
  • Information Systems for Health Information Management (2 credits)
  • Management and Business Practices (3 credits)
  • Principles of Health Information Management (4 credits)
  • Alternative Health Records (4 credits)
  • Technical Affiliation (2 credits)
  • Legal Aspects of Health Information Management (3 credits)
  • Analysis of Health Care Data (4 credits)
  • Quality Evaluation and Management (3 credits)
  • Human Resource Management (4 credits)
  • Systems Analysis (3 credits)
  • Health Information Research (3 credits)
  • Current Issues in Health Information Management (2 credits)
  • Clinical Practicum (5 credits)
  • Introduction to the Health Care Systems (3 credits)
  • Coding and Classification Systems (3 credits)
  • Coding and Reimbursement Systems (3 credits)
  • Healthcare Financial Management (2 credits)

Proficiency Credit for Current RHITs* (24-31 total hours)
  • Medical Science and Human Pathophysiology (3 credits)
  • Medical Terminology for Health Information Management (2 credits)
  • Health Data Structures and Management (3 credits)
  • Principles of Health Information Management (4 credits)
  • Alternative Health Records (4 credits)
  • Technical Affiliation (2 credits)
  • Legal Aspects of Health Information Management (3 credits)
  • Independent Study (1 credit)
  • Introduction to the Health Care Systems (3 credits)
  • Coding and Classification Systems (3 credits)
  • Coding and Reimbursement Systems (3 credits)

Required Courses after Proficiency Credit (32-39 hours)
  • Introduction to Health Informatics (1 credit)
  • Information Systems for Health Information Management (2 credits)
  • Management and Business Practices (3 credits)
  • Human Resource Management (4 credits)
  • Systems Analysis (3 credits)
  • Health Information Research (3 credits)
  • Current Issues in Health Information Management (2 credits)
  • Clinical Practicum (5 credits)
  • Coding and Classification Systems (3 credits)
  • Coding and Reimbursement Systems (3 credits)
  • Healthcare Financial Management (2 credits)

*Proficiency Credit - Graduates of an associate's degree program in Health Information Technology accredited by the Commission on Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIM), who also hold current Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) certification; or who provide a transcript of equivalent course work and demonstrate proficiency by exam, may receive up to 24 hours of proficiency credit.

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