Admission Requirements - Progression

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:

  • Have completed a minimum of 60 semester hours of academic credit (exclusive of physical activity, military science, dogmatic religion and vocational courses) from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning;
  • Hold a current RHIT credential; and
  • Successfully complete (a grade of C or better) the following minimum prerequisite requirements:
Prerequisite CoursesSemester Hours
English Composition6
Humanities and Fine Arts19
College Algebra, Quantitative Reasoning, or Higher Mathematics3
Natural Sciences26
Social or Behavioral Sciences36
Other Academic Credit Hours30
Total Prerequisites60

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.

The application with all supporting documents should be submitted by March 1 of the year in which the candidate desires enrollment. The application deadline for fall 2017 HIIM admissions has been extended to May 15, 2017.

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