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B.S. in Health Information Management

B.S. in Health Information ManagementIn the competitive and complex environment of today's health care system, the proper management of health information is essential. The 129-credit Bachelor of Science degree in Health Information Management, accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM), offers a course of study that prepares students to monitor and manage the medical data systems critical to institutional operations and patient care.

Completion of the requirements will establish eligibility to sit for the national certification examination administered by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Students who successfully pass the national examination receive certification and the designation of Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA). The program is structured to provide a professional education with a comprehensive curriculum and is guided by the principle of quality health care through quality information.

Senior Level Courses are 100% online
The final 30 credits of the program are delivered in a completely online format. It is expected that students will be logging into the learning management system on a daily basis to review the material posted and complete all assigned work. This portion is designed as a cohort program that must be completed in one year.

*Please note HIM 104C requires sponsorship by an acute care Health Information Management Department. See
Course Descriptions.

Accreditation

CAHIIMThe Health Information Management Program at LIU Post is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the demand for health information professionals will increase by 20 percent through 2018. Registered Health Information Administrators can earn more than $80,000 per year while improving patient care, office efficiency and regulatory compliance.

Applications

Applications are being accepted now for the September 2012 class. Click on the "Apply Now" button in the upper right corner and select "undergraduate transfer" on the application.