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Health Information Management and Technology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Online
Health Information Management and Technology from University of Wisconsin Green Bay is designed to provide students with the knowledge and competencies required to meet the growing need for professionals to work in this rapidly expanding and evolving area of health care.
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Overview

Health Information Management and Technology from University of Wisconsin Green Bay focuses on the information sector of the healthcare industry because it is one of the fastest growing and evolving segments of the industry.

Graduates with Health Information Management and Technology from University of Wisconsin Green Bay will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of healthcare billing, coding and reimbursement policies.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of healthcare terminology and medical conditions.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of dynamic healthcare delivery systems and regulatory environments.
  • Apply principles of healthcare privacy, confidentiality, legal, ethical issues and data security.
  • Apply critical and creative thinking, problem solving, and effective inter-professional communication skills related to health information management.
  • Evaluate, use, and integrate information technology to support medical decision making and processes.
  • Apply quantitative methodologies to process healthcare information.
  • Demonstrate the principles of leadership and management in the HIMT environment.
  • Demonstrate the application of information technology in the HIMT environment.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Literacy in Healthcare
  • Healthcare Systems and Organizations
  • Survey of Information Technology in Healthcare
  • Healthcare I: Terminology & Body Systems
  • Ethical issues, Security Management and Compliance
  • Programming and Software Development
  • Statistics for Healthcare
  • Principles of Management for HIMT Professionals
  • Healthcare II: Survey of Disease & Treatments
  • Healthcare Economics

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:

    6

    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: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 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

  • You may be eligible for admission to this program if you have completed approximately 60 semester credits of transferable general education coursework with a 2.0 or better grade point average (GPA).  
  • The online UW System application.
  • A $25 application fee
  • Your official high school transcripts.
  • Your official ACT or SAT scores.
  • Essay
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Financial Support Statement
  • Test scores
  • English Language Proficiency.

Getting a Student Visa

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    4236 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4236 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    4236 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4236 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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