Health Informatics and Information Management

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  • Admission Requirements

    To be eligible for admission to the RHIT to Health Information Administrator progression program, candidates must:

    1. Have an associate's degree and a minimum of 54 semester hours of academic credit (exclusive of physical activity, military science, dogmatic religion and vocational courses) from an approved institution of higher learning;
    2. Submit documentation of a current RHIT credential;
    3. Complete the following 30 hours of specifically designated coursework required by the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning, as well as at least 29 additional academic credit hours necessary to meet the minimum number of hours for full admission (a grade of C or better). 

    * The program director and the dean must approve any exceptions to the three admission requirements. 

    Prerequisite courses

      Prerequisite Courses*  Semester Hours
      English Composition6
      Humanities and Fine Arts9
      College Algebra, Quantitative Reasoning or Higher Mathematics3
      Natural Science6
      Social or Behavioral Science6
      Other Academic Credit Hours24

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