Health Informatics and Information Management

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  • Progression Admission Requirements

    This progression program is designed to allow a health care professional holding the Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) credential from the American Health Information Management Association to receive credit for previous educational and professional experience and to earn a baccalaureate degree in health informatics and information management, candidates seeking admission must:

    1. Have completed a minimum of 54 semester hours of academic credit (exclusive of physical activity, military science, dogmatic religion and vocational courses) from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning;
    2. Hold a current RHIT credential; and
    3. Successfully complete (a grade of C or better) the following minimum prerequisite requirements: 


    Prerequisite courses

    Prerequisite Courses*  Semester Hours
    English Composition6
    Humanities and Fine Arts19
    College Algebra, Quantitative Reasoning or Higher Mathematics3
    Natural Sciences36
    Social or Behavioral Science26
    Other Academic Credit Hours24


    1 Humanities and Fine Arts include courses such as art history, dance, history, modern languages, music, philosophy, religion or theatre.
    2 Social and Behavioral Sciences include courses such as anthropology, economics, political science, psychology or sociology.
    3 Natural Sciences includes courses such as astronomy, anatomy and physiology, biology, chemistry, geology, physics, or physical science.

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