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Online Bachelor of Science for Health Information Professionals

Our online HIM bachelor's program is designed with your health career in mind. With a focus on operations management, this online degree program in Health Information Management (HIM) utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to its curriculum. Billions of dollars have been invested in newer health information technology infrastructure, creating a greater need for educated health information professionals who are knowledgeable in data management, information policy, finance, information systems, and related fields.

This online bachelor's program offers you the opportunity to:

  • Survey health records, filing systems, electronic records, and documentation issues, along with indexes, registers, and health data collection.
  • Learn essential HIM software programs, medical terminology and pharmacology classification systems.
  • Master coding guidelines, the interconnection between clinical coding, compliance, and reimbursement, and learn to apply ICD-10 coding steps.
  • Explore goal setting, problem solving, staffing, and employee training and development.
  • Study health insurance and public funding programs, managed care contracting, and payment for services.
  • Explore legal and ethical aspects of health information management, specifically in healthcare fraud and abuse.

Tailor your HIM degree to your career by choosing course options in business management, accounting, finance, operations and information systems. This flexibility enables you to apply your education in variety of the healthcare industry, from hospital or physician practices to insurance and pharmaceutical organizations and more.

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Tuition Costs*

Affordable rates, minimal fees, and plenty of help with financial aid. Primary cost displayed is for those students who are eligible for our military tuition grant.

Military Tuition Cost Per Credit Hour Undergraduate $250 per credit hour $285/credit hour standard rate Master’s Degree & Graduate Certificate $250 per credit hour $370/credit hour standard rate

Transfer Your Credits

Your degree may be closer than you think.

Percentage of Students with Transfer Credit 93% military & military-affiliated undergraduates applied transfer credit

Book Grant Savings: Textbooks and ebooks provided at no cost to all undergraduate students and master’s-level students eligible for the military tuition grant.

*To minimize out-of-pocket costs, active-duty servicemembers, their spouse/dependents, National Guard members, and Reservists receive a tuition grant that caps undergraduate, master's degree, and graduate certificate tuition at $250/credit hour. In addition, a master's-level book grant provides no-cost textbooks and ebooks for master’s-level courses to active-duty servicemembers, their spouse/dependents, National Guard members, and Reservists.

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