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    100% Online
  • Total Credits
    120
  • In-State Tuition Per Credit
    $308.02
  • Out of State Tuition Per Credit
    $400.43

Health Information Management, BS

Bachelor of Science

US News and World Report - best bachelor's 2023

The field of health information management deals with maintaining, collecting, interpreting, analyzing, and protecting data that healthcare providers rely on to conduct research and to deliver quality care. Health information professionals 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.

The IU Online Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management incorporates medicine, management, finance, information technology, and law into one curriculum. Develop skills in project management, problem solving, data security, revenue management, and auditing, which you can apply to highly sought-after careers in both private and public healthcare environments. Learn to improve healthcare systems, enhance the patient experience, help people navigate complex healthcare choices, and ensure the security of electronic health records in the digital age. Experience a mentored professional practicum within a variety of healthcare-related settings. Practica are project based, allowing you to integrate classroom knowledge in a real-world setting solving real-world problems.

Your IU Online BS in Health Information Management prepares you for such careers as: 

  • Health information director 
  • College instructor 
  • Patient advocate 
  • Physician practice manager 
  • Data security administrator 
  • Patient privacy expert 
  • Health data analyst 
  • Clinical coding specialist 
  • Private consultant 

Degree Requirements

To graduate with the BS in Health Information Management, you must complete 120 credit hours. You may be able to transfer an associate degree or up to 64 credit hours from a regionally accredited two-year college and up to 90 credit hours from a regionally accredited four-year college or university.

Requirements are broken down as follows:

  • Prerequisite courses (29 credit hours) 
  • General education courses (30 credit hours) 
  • General electives courses (3 credit hours) 
  • Professional program (58 credit hours) 

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Admissions

To be accepted to this program you must:

  1. Admissions requirements vary.

NOTE: This program is authorized, exempt, or not subject to state regulatory compliance and may enroll students from all 50 states.



To apply to this program:

  • Complete application for admission. 
  • Complete an essay (applicants with fewer than 26 credit hours). 
  • Submit high school transcript or equivalent (applicants with fewer than 26 credit hours). 
  • International applicants may be asked for additional materials. 
  • Submit official transcripts to mycredit@iupui.edu or: 
          IUPUI Office of Undergraduate Admissions
          Cavanaugh Hall 147
          425 University Boulevard
          Indianapolis, IN 46202

Courses

Core
HIM-M 108 Introduction to Health Information Management 3 Credits
HIM-M 110 Computer Concepts for Health Information 3 Credits
HIM-M 120 Data Organization & Presentation in Healthcare Environment 3 Credits
HIM-M 200 Database Design for Health Information Management 3 Credits
HIM-M 220 Health Informatics for Decision Support 3 Credits
HIM-M 275 Effective Communication for the Healthcare Environment 3 Credits
HIM-M 325 Healthcare Information Requirements and Standards I 3 Credits
HIM-M 327 Healthcare Information Requirements and Standards II 3 Credits
HIM-M 330 Medical Terminology 3 Credits
HIM-M 345 Healthcare Law, Ethics, and Information Release 3 Credits
HIM-M 350 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology for HIM I 3 Credits
HIM-M 351 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology for HIM II 3 Credits
HIM-M 355 ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding 3 Credits
HIM-M 358 CPT Coding 3 Credits
HIM-M 370 Health Information Management 3 Credits
HIM-M 400 Health Information Research and Analysis Methods 3 Credits
HIM-M 420 Health Information Project Management 3 Credits
HIM-M 425 Quantitative Analysis of Health Information 3 Credits
HIM-M 443 Professional Practicum in Health Information Management I 2 Credits
HIM-M 444 Professional Practicum in Health Information Management II 2 Credits
HIM-M 462 Healthcare Quality Improvement 3 Credits
HIM-M 470 Healthcare Reimbursement Systems 3 Credits
HIM-M 475 Health Information Technology 3 Credits
HIM-M 490 RHIA Exam Preparation 3 Credits
INFO-B 430 Foundations of Health Informatics 3 Credits
INFO-B 435 Clinical Information Systems 3 Credits
INFO-B 481 Health Informatics Standards and Terminology 3 Credits
INFO-I 100 First Year Seminar 1 Credit
INFO-I 270 or I 275 Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction 3 Credits
INFO-I 478 Information Governance 3 Credits
NEWM-N 299 Career Planning 2 Credits

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Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $308.02
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $924.06
Note: 

Additional fees will apply.

Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $400.43
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1201.29