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Health Information Management and Technology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Online
The health information field is changing, and that change is happening now. The collaborative online Health Information Management and Technology program of 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.
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Overview

As a graduate of the Health Information Management and Technology program of 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

Detailed Programme Facts

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

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

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    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.

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

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15691 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15691 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15691 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15691 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7422 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7422 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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