Health Information Management, B.S.
Health information professionals play a critical role in maintaining, collecting, interpreting, analyzing, and protecting data that health care providers rely on to conduct research and to deliver quality care. They are experts in coding and classification systems, management of patient health information, and administration of computer information systems.
These professionals interact with clinical, financial, administrative, information technology and legal staff to interpret data for patient care, research, statistical reporting, planning, and database content development.
As a student in the Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management program, you complete 120 credit hours of undergraduate course work:
- prerequisite requirements (29 credit hours)
- general education core requirements (30 credit hours)
- general electives (3 credit hours)
- professional program (58 credit hours)
You experience a mentored professional practicum within a variety of health care related settings. Practica are project based, allowing students to integrate classroom knowledge in a real-world setting solving real world problems.