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Health Informatics and Information Management

Louisiana Tech University

B.Sc. On Campus
48 months
Duration
11068 USD/year
11068 USD/year
3702 USD/year
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About

The Department of Health Informatics and Information Management (HIIM) was established in 1972, and for more than 45 years has provided outstanding educational opportunities and leadership in the field of HIIM. We offer a bachelor degree in Health Informatics and Information Management at the Louisiana Tech University. 

Overview

The department offers a 120-hour Bachelor of Science degree and a 45-hour Master of Health Informatics and Information Management at Louisiana Tech University. Both programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIIM).

The mission of the Department is to provide a superior educational experience. We empower students to excel in the HIIM profession and to support the community and industry by striving for excellence in teaching, research, and service. Our graduates will be prepared to improve the delivery of health care by using technology to manage all aspects of health data collection, use, and dissemination.

Programme Structure

  • 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.
  • Knowledge of regulatory and reimbursement requirements also make HIM professionals valuable for compliance with various governmental and non-governmental rules and regulations.  
  • Health information management (HIM) professionals work in a variety of different settings and job titles. They often serve in bridge roles, connecting clinical, operational, and administrative functions.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the Online Application
  • Non-refundable application fee $30.00 
  • Applicants from non-English speaking countries: Students with a 2.0 GPA must have one of the following: an iBT TOEFL 79 or an IELTS 6.5 or SAT Math subscore 510, Evidence-based Reading and Writing 500 subscore with a minimum composite score of 1130 or ACT Math subscore 19 and English subscore 18 with a minimum composite score of 23. 
  • Copy of Current Valid Passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11068 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5534 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    11068 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5534 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    3702 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1851 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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