Mar 20, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

Health Informatics & Information Management - Degree Completion

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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.

Required HIIM Courses (30 credits)

  • HP 302 - Biostatistics Credits: 3
  • HA 431 - Healthcare Quality Credits: 3
  • HI 301 - Health Informatics 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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