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B.Sc. Online

Health Information Management

The City University of New York

48 months
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620 USD/credit 18600 USD/year
620 USD/credit 18600 USD/year
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About

Health Information Management (HIM) at The City University of New York is the practice of acquiring, analyzing, and protecting digital and traditional medical information vital to providing quality patient care.

Overview

HIM professionals are highly trained in the latest information management technology applications and understand the workflow in any healthcare provider organization from large hospital systems to the private physician practice. They are vital to the daily operations management of health information and electronic health records.

HIM professionals work in a variety of different settings and job titles. They often serve in bridge roles, connecting clinical, operational, and administrative functions. These professionals affect the quality of patient information and patient care at every touch point in the healthcare delivery cycle. Having skilled HIM professionals on staff ensures an organization has the right information on hand when and where it is needed while maintaining the highest standards of data integrity, confidentiality, and security. (Health Information Careers, 2015).

The BS in Health Information Management online degree program at The City University of New York provides students with the most relevant coursework needed and required by today’s health care industry. Students are equipped to develop, implement, and manage health information and data systems for quality care, reimbursement, research, planning, and evaluation.

Career and Academic Prospects

  • Health information professionals at all levels of education and credentialing can expect to be in high demand as the health sector continues to expand. 
  • There are approximately 26,000 new jobs anticipated by 2026, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics cites medical records and health information technicians as one of the 20 fastest growing occupations in the U.S. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Human Biology
  • Pathophysiology and Pharmacology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Healthcare Delivery Systems
  • Health Statistics and Research
  • Survey of Clinical Classification Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should have a minimum of 24 earned credits from a regionally accredited institution. Official transcripts from all previous colleges, universities, or proprietary schools you have attended since high school must be submitted, whether or not you intend to request transfer credit.
  • A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or better is required for transfer admission to CUNY SPS.
  • To gain admission to CUNY SPS, students must satisfy the reading, writing, and mathematics basic skills requirements. 
  • A personal essay of at least 250 words is part of the application process.
  • Unless a currently enrolled CUNY student, to submit your application, you must pay a $70 non-refundable processing fee. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 620 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    18600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 620 USD per credit during 48 months.

Resident

  • Full-time $3,465/semester

Funding

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