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Health Information Management - Registered Health Information Technician, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1139 (BCR) Normal, IL, United States
The Health Information Management - Registered Health Information Technician sequence is designed for a special group of students—those who have a current RHIT certification and are graduates of an accredited college program in health information technology.
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Overview

Health Information Management - Registered Health Information Technician professionals play a critical role in managing the collection, maintenance, and analysis of the medical data that healthcare professionals rely on to deliver, manage and finance quality patient care. 

Learning outcomes

Health Information Management is a profession that combines health data, information technology and management. HIM professionals at Illinois State University play a critical role in collecting, maintaining, and analyzing the health data that healthcare professionals rely on to deliver, manage and finance quality healthcare.

In addition, they receive the training necessary to assume managerial positions related to these functions. RHIAs interact with all levels of an organization — clinical, administrative, financial — that employ patient data in decision making and everyday operations. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • National students can apply as space allows
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Trends in Health Care Delivery Systems 
  • Quality Management in Health Care 
  • Hospital Budgeting Procedures 
  • Business Organization & Management 
  • Human Resources Management 

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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

  • International freshman students are not required to submit SAT or ACT scores unless they have attended a U.S. high school for three or more years. 
  • However, submitting SAT or ACT scores may make you eligible for scholarships at the University.

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26356 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26356 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    26356 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26356 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    14832 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14832 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Normal

  • 1100 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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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