Bachelor of Science Health Information Management and Technology

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The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and Technology is a 120-credit degree which delivers a minor within a major. Students will choose, as part of the BS program, a minor in cybersecurity, a minor in computer science or a focus in data analytics.

Core curriculum can be found here.

HIMT 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 3400 Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management
  • HIM 3750 Healthcare Classification Systems
  • HIM 3900 Clinical Documentation and Management of Health Information
  • HIM 4250 Quality and Security of Health Information
  • HIM 4600 Global Leadership and Strategic Planning for Health Professionals
  • HIM 4800 Healthcare Information and Data Governance
  • HIM 4900 Service Learning 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 4700 Evidence-Based Research for Health Services Administrators

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

Data Analytics Focus

A focus on data analytics will provide students with the background to be employed in the field of health information and data analytics.  Graduates will work in all areas of healthcare and govern, extrapolate and make decisions using healthcare data.

Cybersecurity Minor

A minor in cybersecurity combined with the health information management and technology major will prepare students to be employed in the growing field of healthcare cybersecurity.  Graduates may be employed in all areas of healthcare and maintain, manage and develop cybersecurity systems for health information and data.

Computer Science Minor

A minor in computer science with the health information management and technology major will prepare students for the field of healthcare technology.  Graduates may be employed in healthcare technology development or healthcare technology management.

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This is a CAHIIM accredited program