Health Information Administration (BS)

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Manage medical records. Manage health care.

A health information administrator (HIA) is an expert in managing medical records. With this degree your future has endless possibilities. You’ll be prepared to design and manage health information systems to ensure they meet medical, legal, and ethical standards. You’ll administer computer information systems, collect and analyze patient data, and use classification systems and medical terminologies. You’ll also manage records departments and serve on administrative committees.

Our online and on campus HIA degree is selective. As an candidate, you’ll need to complete a formal application to the program, after completing our Health Information Technology (HIT) program, or obtaining a registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) certification.

To learn more about the HIA admission process, contact us.

Producing professionals of the highest quality

After completing our program, you’ll be able to plan and develop a health information management system that is appropriate for varying health care facilities, organizations, and agencies. You’ll also implement policies and procedures for information handling and dissemination. These policies will be in accordance with ethics and in conformity with applicable federal, state, and local statutes and regulations.

The health care industry requires caring and nurturing individuals. Since you’re one of these professionals, you’ll collect and analyze patient and institutional data for health care and health-related programs. You’ll also assist in the development and coordination of programs, to assure quality of patient care and services.

It is our goal to produce professionals of the highest quality. We have all our students complete supervised professional practices. These practices are completed at a health care facility and provide hands-on training and networking.

Accreditation where it matters most

Our HIA program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). Our graduates are prepared to take The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) exam, to become a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT).

Career Possibilities

  • Health Information Manager
  • HIM Director
  • Health Data Analyst
  • Clinical Coding Specialist
  • Privacy Officer

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