B.S. in Health Information Management (HIM)
Health Information Management prepares confident, innovative professionals who can apply information resources and technologies across the healthcare industry in settings that span the continuum of care. The HIM graduate serves as a pivotal team member in the planning, design, implementation, management, use and evaluation of electronic health records and other electronic information systems.
Minor in Health Data Analytics (HDA)
The Health Data Analytics minor utilizes existing courses in computer science and health information management in combination with courses in applied health data statistics, analytics and reporting to create a foundational knowledge base to prepare graduates to function as healthcare data analysts in a data driven healthcare work environment. It supports baccalaureate degrees in health information management, population health management, computer science, and business.
The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management program at Missouri Western State University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) cahiim.org. CAHIIM is the accrediting organization for degree-granting programs in health informatics and information management. CAHIIM serves the public interest by establishing quality standards for the educational preparation of future health information management professionals. When a program is accredited by CAHIIM, it means that it has voluntarily undergone a rigorous review process and has been determined to meet or exceed the accreditation standards.
Graduates from CAHIIM accredited baccalaureate degree programs can take the Registered Health Information Administration exam.
HIM Program Effectiveness Outcomes
For the 2016-2017 academic year, the HIM Program had 100% student retention rate, 100% graduation rate and 100% of HIM students received an employer satisfaction rating of above average in their demonstration of baccalaureate degree entry-level competencies.
Program Name: Health Information Technology Certificate
This program is designed to be completed in 2 Years (34 Credit Hours).
This program will cost $10,120.88 if completed within normal time for in-state students and $17,986.10 for out-of-state students. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with NA of debt. Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. Average debt has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of these students.
The following States do not have licensure requirements for this profession: Missouri, Kansas, Iowa
For more information about graduation rates, loan repayment rates, and post-enrollment earnings about this institution and other postsecondary institutions please click here: https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/
Last Updated June 20, 2019
|HIF 200||Health Care Delivery Systems||3|
|HIF 300||Health Data Management||3|
|HIF 310||Clinical Classification Systems||3|
|HIF 320||Information Technology and Systems||3|
|HIF 330||Legal and Ethical Aspects of Healthcare Management||3|
|HIF 350||Quality Management||3|
|HIF 371||Professional Management Experience I||2|
|HIF 379||Revenue Cycle and Reimbursement Management||3|
|HIF 410||Human Resources and Operations Management||3|
|HIF 420||Clinical Data Management||3|
|HIF 430||Applied Health Informatics||3|
|HIF 440||Financial and Resource Management||3|
|HIF 460||Applied Research||3|
|HIF 465||Professional Management Experience II||3|
|HIF 470||Senior Seminar||1|
|ACC 201||Introductory Financial Accounting||3|
|ACT 301||Applied Database Systems||3|
|ALH 106||Medical Terminology||2|
|BIO 101||Principles of Biology||4|
|BIO 250||Anatomy and Physiology||5|
|CSC 201||Microcomputer Applications||3|
|MGT 350||Organizational Behavior||3|
|NUR 314||Quantitative Analysis for Health Care Research||3|
|or PSY 300||Introductory Psychological Statistics|
- Earn a minimum of 120 credit hours (100 level and higher, maximum of 6 CED credit hours applicable).
- Earn a minimum of 30 credit hours in upper-division courses. Lower-division transfer courses accepted as meeting upper-division departmental course requirements cannot be used to fulfill this requirement.
- Earn 30 of the last 45 credit hours at MWSU in institutional coursework (exclusive of credit by examination).
- Participate in required departmental and campus wide assessments.
- Earn a grade of C or higher in all major coursework.
- Earn an overall GPA of at least 2.5 and a major GPA of at least 2.0.
- Fulfill the Missouri Constitution requirement.
- Successfully pass the Missouri Higher Education Civics Achievement exam.
Health Data Analytics Minor
This minor utilizes existing courses in computer science and health information management in combination with courses in applied health data statistics, analytics and reporting to create a foundational knowledge base to prepare graduates to function as healthcare data analysts in a data driven healthcare work environment. It supports baccalaureate degrees in health information management, population health management, computer science, and business.
|HIF 300||Health Data Management 1||3|
|CSC 201||Microcomputer Applications||3|
|ACT 302||Data Analytics||3|
|HDA 360||Applied Health Data Statistics||3|
|HIF 420||Clinical Data Management 1||3|
|HIF 430||Applied Health Informatics 1||3|
|HDA 450||Applied Health Data Analytics||3|
|HDA 455||Applied Health Data Reporting||3|
|Total Credit Hours||24|
Prerequisites will be waived for these courses.
- Have a valid and declared major on file (minors cannot be awarded in the same areas as the major, emphasis or concentration).
- Earn a minimum of 3 credit hours beyond the major, emphasis, concentration and/or general studies requirements.
- Earn a minor GPA of at least 2.0.