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Health Information Administration, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The program is a “2+2,” meaning the student completes the first two years at any accredited college of choice and the last two years as an HIA student. 

Students begin the Health Information Administration program at the Augusta University fall semester of their junior year. Students who complete the program are eligible to take the national registration exam to become a Registered Health Information Administrator.

The bachelor of science degree program is also offered in an on-campus setting or completely online.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Principles of Healthcare Management 
  • Human Resource Management for Healthcare 
  • Principles of Health Informatics and Information Management 
  • Healthcare Data Management & Analytics 
  • Healthcare Vocabularies & Data Sets 
  • Clinical Foundations in Health Informatics and Information Management 

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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.

General Requirements

  • Official Application Form: A candidate seeking admission must file an official application for admission and pay a non-refundable application fee prior to the specified deadline. 
  • Application Fee: (Non-refundable): The application fee may be waived for new freshman applicants who provide an approved ACT or SAT I Fee Waiver or NACAC Fee Waiver form.
  • Official Transcript(s): A freshman candidate should ask his or her guidance department to send an official copy of the secondary school record. A transfer candidate should ask the registrar from each college attended to send an official transcript of grades (a separate transcript from each college). 
  • Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Testing Program (ACT) Scores: A freshman candidate is required to submit SAT scores of the College Board or the ACT score of the American College Testing Program. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28378 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14189 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    28378 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14189 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8864 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4432 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Augusta

  • 900 - 1400 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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