Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management
Health Information Management is a multi-disciplinary degree, which combines training in the fields of health informatics, business and health science. Students graduating with this degree will gain the skills necessary to work with health information systems and health data management, and be able to bridge the gap between clinicians and health information technology. Students will acquire the knowledge needed to become an integral component of the health information management system.
In addition, students pursuing this degree will complete courses required for the Certificate in Medical Coding and will be eligible to sit for the American Academy of Professional Coder’s (AAPC) exam to become CPC credentialed. These courses will train students to become masters of all code sets including CPT, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS Level II. Graduates may also choose to become credentialed in the following American Health Information Management Association credentials:
- Certified Coding Associate (CCA)
- Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)
- Certified Coding Specialist - Physician Based (CCS-P)
- Certified Health Data Analyst (CHDA)
- Certified Documentation Improvement Practitioner (CDIP)
- Certified in Healthcare Privacy and Security (CHPS)
The Bachelor of Science degree in Health Information Management for the Indiana University Southeast campus is approved by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education and the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association, which provides institutional accreditation for Indiana University Southeast.
The mission of Indiana University Southeast Health Information Management program is to provide a high-quality health information education that prepares students with the education, competencies, and skills to be successful health information leaders making a positive impact in a dynamic healthcare environment.
This program is not yet accredited by The Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).
The Baccalaureate Degree Health Information Management Program is in Candidacy Status, pending accreditation review by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).
According to the IUS 2019 Health Information Management Student Graduation Survey results:
- 100% of graduates strongly agreed they would recommend the program.
- 100% of graduates completed the degree requirements and graduated within 4.5 years.
According to the IUS 2019 Professional Practicum Student Evaluation results:
- 100% of practicum site supervisors strongly agreed students demonstrated entry-level HIM competencies.
All Bachelor’s degrees offered by IU Southeast requires a minimum of 120 credit hours and a minimum of 30 credit hours of upper-level coursework (300-level or above). View your potential course schedule options for each semester by clicking on the link below. Students are encouraged to work with an academic advisor to apply for dual credit or transfer credits and find your ideal pathway to complete your degree on time.
For more information specific to you and your situation, please schedule a visit with an advisor today. Students are encouraged to work with an academic advisor to find your ideal pathway to complete your degree on time.