Bachelor of Science Health Information Management

HIM students

Core curriculum can be found here.

HIM Major Requirements (33 credits)

  • HIM 1090 Information Systems for Global Healthcare
  • HIM 2050 Medical Terminology
  • HIM 2080 PathoPharmacology for Healthcare Professionals
  • HIM 2600 Global Healthcare Data and Statistics
  • HIM 3650 CPT and Revenue Cycle
  • HIM 3700 ICD Classification System
  • HIM 3900 Clinical Documentation and Management of Health Information
  • HIM 4200 Quality and Security of Health Information
  • HIM 4600 Global Leadership and Strategic Planning for Health Information Management
  • HIM 4800 Healthcare Information and Data Governance
  • HIM 4900 Service Learning/Project Based HIM Internship

Supportive Courses (9 credits)

  • BIO 2300 Human A&P Lecture I
  • BIO 2320 Human A&P Lecture II

Supportive Administrative Courses (12 credits)

  • HSA 3001 Accounting for Health Professions
  • HSA 3100 Healthcare Law and Regulations
  • HSA 3710 International Healthcare
  • HSA 4650 Health Service Financial Management
  • HSA 4700 Evidence-Based Research for Health Services Administrators

Elective (3 credits if not taking CSSE focus) 

Choose 1 focus (18 or 20 credits) - Supportive Technology Courses

Cybersecurity Focus with Minor in Cybersecurity

  • CIS 1010 Foundations of Cybersecurity
  • CIS 3870 Secure Database Programming or CIS 4560 Data Design
  • CIS 4070 Software Testing and Quality Assurance
  • CIS 4570 Networks
  • CIS 4650 Information and Society
  • CIS 4710 Ethical Hacking

Computer Science Focus with a Minor in Computer Science

  • CCSE 1710 Intro to Programming I (3 cr)
  • CSSE 1711 Intro to Programming Lab (1 cr) 
  • CSSE 1720 Intro to Programming II (3 cr) 
  • CSSE 1721 Intro to Programming II Lab (1 cr)
  • CSSE 3430 Data Structures
  • CSSE 3540 Data Base Systems & Programming
  • CSSE 2130 Java or 4570 Software Project Management
  • CSSE 4610 Introduction to Data Mining or CSSE 4440 Web Technology

Admission Requirements and Resources for BS

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Contact us

Pat DeVoy, PhD, EdS, RHIA
Program Chair
College of Health Professions Room 333
313-993-1565
 devoyps@udmercy.edu


Paula Strussione
Academic Coordinator
College of Health Professions Room 115
313-578-0569
pstrussi@udmercy.edu 

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predictes a 22% growth rate within the HIM field is expected through 2022
 
CNBC states two of the ten most in-demand jobs in the US are Information Security Analysts and Health Services Managers, both positions filled by HIM professionals.