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Health Information Management, B.S.

Integration of information and data is integral to our everyday lives. But when it comes to health care, the security and accuracy of data and information becomes even more critical - it can mean the difference between life and death of a patient.

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Degree


LeTourneau's health information management degree offers an unbeatable career opportunity where technology contributes to quality of life. Health information management professionals perform the data collection and analysis that doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals need to provide quality patient care.

Health information management provides an ideal career path for those who want to work in healthcare without direct patient care.

  • Designed to expand the current careers of health professionals who want to develop IT skills and move into health informatics management integration and data analysis
  • Well suited for IT professionals who are looking to specialize or learn more about healthcare systems
  • Career path for registered nurses or allied health workers who want to pursue work at a technology company

 

HIGH-TECH, HIGH-PAY

LeTourneau University's program in health information management fuses the fundamentals of computer science, business, management, legal procedures and healthcare research.

This degree prepares you for an in-demand career planning, collecting, aggregating, analyzing and disseminating individual patient and aggregate clinical data in a broad range of settings that span the continuum of healthcare, including office-based physician practices, nursing homes, home health agencies, mental health facilities and public health agencies.

Significant growth is projected over the next two decades, with median salaries reaching six figures.

 

INTERESTING CLASSES YOU'LL TAKE

  • Principles of Health Information Management
  • Coding and Classification Systems
  • Systems Analysis and IT Use in Health Care Settings
  • Health Care Privacy and Data Security

 

WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH THIS DEGREE?

  • Healthcare Information Management Director
  • Healthcare Information Management Manager
  • Healthcare Information Management Program Manager
  • Healthcare Information Management Systems Director
  • Data Systems Analyst
  • Medical Records and Health Information Technician

 

Program Details: Online

  • Flexible, fully online format
  • Year-round, accelerated courses

View Online Program Requirements

 

Program Details: On-Campus

  • Semester-long courses
  • Interact with experienced faculty

View On-Campus Program Requirements


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