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Health Information Management (Completion Program), BS
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Full Curriculum

Bachelor of Science | Minimum 120 credits | HIM COM BS

This program is designed for current RHIT credentialed professionals who are seeking a bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management (HIM).  The purpose of the bachelor’s degree HIM program at Davenport University is to prepare the graduates to advance in the HIM  profession through the use of critical thinking, data analytic skills, communication, applied research, self-directed learning, leadership and management skills. This program prepares RHIT credentialed professionals for emerging key roles in supporting the technological infrastructure for health services delivery.  Graduates of this program are eligible to sit for the Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) exam.

Preadmission Requirements:
•    Must possess a current active RHIT credential from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).  
•    Must have at least a cumulative G.P.A. of 2.5 from previous CAHIIM accredited HIT program.

Transfer/Advanced Standing Credit
•    60 credit hours of transfer credit will be granted for the completion of an associate degree health information technology program with a minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher
•    30 credit hours of advanced standing credit will be granted for successful completion of the Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT) exam.

What class should I take?  When should I take it?

2017-2018 Recommended Program Sequence for Health Information Management, BS (Completion Program) and printable pdf download

Foundations of Excellence38 cr.
TransferAdvanced Standing Credit35 cr.
ENGL311Professional Writing3 cr.
Foundations of Health Professions16 cr.
TransferAdvanced Standing Credit16 cr.
HLTH101MIntroduction to Health Careers(0) cr.
Major 69 cr.
TransferAdvanced Standing Credit39 cr.
FINC403Health Care Finance3 cr.
GPMT287Principles of Project Management3 cr.
HINT335Coding and Revenue Cycle Management2 cr.
HINT340Privacy, Security, and Training in Health Info Mgmt 3 cr.
HINT350Clinical Information Systems3 cr.
HINT400Management Information Systems3 cr.
HINT420Data Analysis and Research in Health Information Management3 cr.
HINT485Information Governance3 cr.
HINT496 Health Information Management Capstone4 cr.
MGMT375Leadership Discovery3 cr.