• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

About

This Health Information Management degree from the University of Kansas provides hands-on experiential learning in a variety of health care settings and interprofessional education opportunities with other health care professionals. 

The curriculum focuses on health care management, data management and analytics, health information system and technology, privacy, security, classification systems, compliance, and quality improvement. 

Graduates of this program are positioned to become leaders in health care with the skills required to manage complex systems, health data, workflow processes, and human resources and many now work at health information technology vendors, hospitals, physician offices, and government agencies, and many other types of organizations.

Upon successful competition of the program, students are eligible to sit for the American Health Information Management Association’s national registry exam. 

Graduates passing this exam become credentialed and nationally recognized as a registered health information administrator with the RHIA credential.

Accreditation

The bachelor's degree in health information management is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • First Year Seminar
  • Introduction to Healthcare
  • Medical Terminology
  • Introduction to Health Information Management (HIM)
  • Healthcare Delivery Systems
  • Legal Aspects of Healthcare
  • Pharmacology Concepts for Health Information Management
  • Pathophysiology for Health Professionals

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 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

  • Provide evidence of high school graduation with a curriculum that would prepare you for university studies in your home country
  • Submit English proficiency test scores (dependent upon score level, scores are used to either determine English proficiency or to estimate students' placement in an appropriate level of ESL courses, as needed) 

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
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    26302 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26302 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    10092 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10092 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lawrence

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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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