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Health Information Management, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (ARWU) Indianapolis, IN, United States
You can improve health care systems and enhance the patient experience—without becoming a nurse or physician. Develop sought-after skills that lead to employment with a Health Information Management (HIM) degree through the IU School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis.
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Overview

You’ll help people to navigate complex health care choices, and protect the security of their electronic health records by becoming a Health Information Management professional.

This Health Information Management degree at the Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) and approved by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate, implement and manage electronic applications/systems for clinical classification and coding.
  • Identify the functions and relationships between healthcare classification systems.
  • Map terminologies, vocabularies and classification systems.
  • Evaluate the accuracy of diagnostic and procedural coding.

Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management at IUPUI is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Foundations of New Media
  • Basic Accounting Skills
  • Informatics Foundations
  • Digital Media Imagery
  • Computer Concepts for Health Information
  • Fundamentals of Speech Communication

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    60

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Submit your application and essay
  • Pay the application fee or request a fee waiver
  • Have your test scores sent to IUPUI
  • Have your official high school transcript sent to IUPUI
  • Have official transcripts from any dual-credit or college courses sent to IUPUI (if applicable)
  • Submit credentials for any education completed outside the U.S. (if applicable)
  • Complete the Prior Conduct Information and Release form (if applicable)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33347 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33347 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    33347 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33347 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    9944 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9944 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Indianapolis

  • 1017 - 1930 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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