Health Information Management and Technology, B.Sc. | Part time online | University of Wisconsin-Parkside | United States
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B.Sc. Online

Health Information Management and Technology

48 months
Duration
440 USD/credit 13200 USD/year
440 USD/credit 13200 USD/year
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About

The health information field is changing, and that change is happening now. The collaborative online Health Information Management and Technology program at University of Wisconsin-Parkside, degree completion program offered with partners is one of the only programs that provides you with essential skills in both health information management and technology.

Overview

As a graduate of the Health Information Management and Technology program from University of Wisconsin-Parkside, you will be uniquely prepared to pursue jobs in a wide array of healthcare environments.

Concentrations

Health Information Management

Emphasizes organization and management with a focus on human resources, financial and sesource management as well as strategic planning and development.  

Health Information Technology

Focuses on information technology and systems. You will learn to build and use software and hardware systems to manage, retrieve, and analyze data to drive imporvements in patient care.

Program Highlights

  • Become expert in the new HIMT skills focusing on one of two concentrations
  • Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education  (CAHIIM)
  • All course content is online for convenient study and homework options
  • Structured curriculum with 17 core courses, 4 track courses, no electives, including a capstone experience
  • Study under top faculty from across the UW System
  • Gain a competitive advantage in an in-demand field

Careers

A UW bachelor of science in health information management and technology can be the foundation for a variety of positions, including

  • HIM department manager
  • Health data quality manager
  • Health data coder or analyst
  • Health data statistician
  • Clinical data manager
  • Electronic health records (EHR) privacy and security coordinator, 
  • EHR project manager
  • Compliance coordinator

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Management for HIMT Professionals
  • Healthcare Economics
  • Human Resource Management in Healthcare
  • Application of Leadership and Management in Healthcare Technology
  • Programming and Software Development
  • Database Structures and Management Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • All application materials need to be completed two weeks prior to the semester start to be considered for admission.

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit online application
  • Submit the application fee
  • At the time of application, students must have already completed or be close to completing secondary school (high school)
  • Students whose prior education was not conducted in English are required to submit proof of language proficiency
  • International students must certify that they have enough financial support for the first full year of their education
  • Submit a clear, easy-to-read copy of the personal information page of your passport

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 440 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    13200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 440 USD per credit during 48 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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