Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Bulletin: 2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin Program: Health Informatics & Information Management - Degree Completion Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Health Informatics & Information Management - Degree Completion

Admission Requirements

The online degree completion program allows earning a Bachelor of Science in HIIM through 100 percent online coursework. Students in the degree completion program will be required to complete one hundred twenty (120) credit hours to earn the BSHIIM. Students will be required to complete thirty (30) Health Informatics and Information Management credit hours of discipline-specific courses, plus complete the required number of credit hours in prerequisite and/or core courses required by the University. The average time for full-time students will be 1-2 years. Degree completion students must earn a total of 30 hours of credit from USI to satisfy requirements for a baccalaureate degree. Application deadline is due the following dates in the year the student desires admission to the program:

  • Spring entry: November 1
  • Fall entry: May 1

Admission to the program will be based on the following criteria:

  • Applicants must have a post-secondary grade point average of at least 2.75 or above based on a 4.0 scale.
  • Applicants must submit official transcripts from all undergraduate institutions attended.

Additional Coursework for Degree Completion (30 credits)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
ACCT 201 - Accounting Principles I
Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Credits: 3
CIS 151 - Computer Applications in Business
Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Credits: 3
ENG 201 - Rhetoric and Composition II: Literacy and the World

USI Core 39: Foundations-Rhetoric and Composition II.


Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Credits: 3
ENG 210 - Technical Writing

USI Core 39: Embedded Experience-Writing.


Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring
Credits: 3
KIN 192 - Concepts in Wellness and Fitness

USI Core 39: Foundations-Physical Activity and Wellness.


Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Credits: 1
HP 115 - Medical Terminology For The Health Professions
Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Credits: 2
HP 211 - The Healthcare Delivery System
Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Credits: 3
HP 356 - Ethics and Healthcare in a Pluralistic Society

USI Core 39: Ways of Knowing-Moral and Ethical Reasoning; Embedded Experience-Diversity.


Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Credits: 3
HP 498 - Current Concepts in the Health Professions

USI Core 39: Embedded Experience-Writing.


Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Credits: 3
IPH 401 - Interprofessional Perspectives on Global Health

USI Core 39: Embedded Experience-Global.


Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Credits: 3
  • World Languages and Culture (BS) course Credits: 3
  • Required HIIM Courses (30 credits)

    Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
    HP 302 - Biostatistics

    USI Core 39: Ways of Knowing-Scientific and Mathematical Reasoning.


    Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
    Credits: 3
    HA 431 - Healthcare Quality
    Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring
    Credits: 3
    HI 301 - Health Informatics
    Term(s) Offered: Fall, Spring
    Credits: 3
  • Additional HI courses to be developed Credits: 21
    1. Enterprise Systems & Electronic Health Records
    2. Health Information Exchange & Interoperability
    3. Social Media Monitoring in Health Care
    4. Project Management in Health Information Management
    5. Health Care Data Management & Data Analytics
    6. Health Care Coding
    7. Revenue Cycle Management in Health Care
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