Health Information Management Online Bachelor’s Degree

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The health information management online bachelor’s degree provides students with the knowledge and skills required to manage health information processes in a variety of settings, such as hospitals, clinics, insurance companies, government agencies, and in healthcare technology. Through the application of concepts and theories, students will demonstrate skills in record management, leadership, administrative functions, systems and project management, data management and analysis, release of information, and electronic health records and computer applications.

Specializations are available in health data analytics, project management, and healthcare technology. Students are required to complete supervised, real-world practicum experiences in a health information department or other approved setting or organization.

Graduates of the program will:

  • Understand software applications, technologies, and information systems related to health information management.
  • Utilize clinical documentation standards and revenue management policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate legal and ethical aspects of health information management.
  • Leverage leadership and management strategies used in health information management.

Course Listing (180 Credits)

HT1000D     Introduction to Health Information Management and Healthcare

HT2117D     ICD Coding and Pathophysiology I with Lab

HT2127D     ICD Coding and Pathophysiology II with Lab

HT2130D     Current Procedural Terminology Coding with Lab

HT2135D     Advanced Coding with Lab

HT2200D     Health Information Management Systems

HT2210D     Healthcare Data Quality and Management

HT2230D     Healthcare Reimbursement

HT2240D     Health Information Management and Supervision

HT2250D     Medical Law and Ethics for Health Information Professionals

HT2500D     Health Information Technology Practicum

HIM3000D     Health Informatics

HIM3010D     Health Systems Analysis and Design

HIM3020D     Healthcare Data Security and Compliance

HIM3030D     Health Statistics and Research

HIM3040D     Clinical Documentation and Decision Support

HIM4010D     Information Governance

HIM4020D     Project Management for Health Information Management Professionals

HIM4030D     Revenue Cycle Management and Reimbursement Systems

HIM4040D     Current Issues in Health Information Management

HIM4050D     Health Information Management Leadership

HIM4100D     Health Information Management Practicum

ME1140     Medical Terminology for Health Professions

AC2760     Financial Accounting for Managers

HA4200D     Healthcare Financial Management

Students must complete one Specialty Option area.

HIM4200D     Data Standards and Structures

HIM4201D     Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis

HIM4202D     Data Reporting

HIM4203D     Strategic Management and Best Practices

HIM4204D     Health Data Analytics Capstone

HIM4300D     Project Planning

HIM4301D     Project Procurement

HIM4302D     Project Implementation

HIM4303D     Project Communications and Monitoring

HIM4304D     Project Management Capstone

HIM4400D     User Requirements and Analysis

HIM4401D     Workflow Design

HIM4402D     System Integration

HIM4403D     Process Management, Usability and Human Factors

HIM4404D     Healthcare Technology Capstone

Communications

EN1150     Composition I

EN1300     Composition II

EN2100     Speech OR
EN2150     Interpersonal Professional Communication

EN3050     Technical Communications

Science

SC1221     Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology with Lab

SC1224D     Advanced Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology with Lab

Humanities

HU2000     Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

HU3050     Biomedical Ethics

Behavioral/Social Science

Behavioral/Social Science Electives

Mathematics

MA2000     Quantitative Reasoning

MA3010     Statistics for Health Professions

General Education

CS1201     Juggling College, Life, and Career: Set Up for Success!

CS2086     Career Path Planning

Course availability is subject to minimum class size requirements.