University of Southern Indiana

Degree Completion

 Admission Requirements

The online degree completion program allows earning a Bachelor of Science in HIIM through 100 percent online coursework. Students in the degree completion program will be required to complete one hundred twenty (120) credit hours to earn the BSHIIM. Students will be required to complete thirty (30) Health Informatics and Information Management credit hours of discipline-specific courses, plus complete the required number of credit hours in prerequisite and/or core courses required by the University.The average time for full-time students will be 1-2 years. Degree completion students  must earn a total of 30 hours of credit from USI to satisfy requirements for a baccalaureate degree. Application deadline is on the following dates in the year the student desires admission to the program:

  • Fall 2017 entry: August 1, 2017 deadline (extended from May 1)
  • Spring 2018 entry: November 1, 2017 deadline
  • Fall 2018 entry: May 1, 2018 deadline

Admission to the program will be based on the following criteria:

  • Applicants must have a post-secondary grade point average of at least 2.75 or above based on a 4.0 scale.
  • Applicants must submit official transcripts from all undergraduate institutions attended.

Additional Coursework for Degree Completion (30 credits)

  • ACCT 201 - Accounting Principles I Credits: 3
  • CIS 151 - Computer Applications in Business Credits: 3
  • ENG 201 - Rhetoric and Composition II: Literacy and the World Credits: 3
  • ENG 210 - Technical Writing Credits: 3
  • KIN 192 - Concepts in Wellness and Fitness Credits: 1
  • HP 115 - Medical Terminology For The Health Professions Credits: 2
  • HP 211 - The Healthcare Delivery System Credits:3
  • HP 356 - Ethics and Healthcare in a Pluralistic Society Credits: 3
  • HP 498 - Current Concepts in the Health Professions Credits: 3
  • IPH 401 - Interprofessional Perspectives on Global Health Credits: 3
  • World Languages and Culture (BS) course Credits: 3

Required HIIM Courses (30 credits)

  • HP 302 - Biostatistics Credits: 3
  • HA 431 - Healthcare Quality Credits: 3
  • HI 301 - Health Informatics Credits: 3
  • HI 302 - Enterprise Systems & Electronic Health Records Credits: 3
  • HI 303 - Health Information Exchange & Interoperability Credits: 3
  • HI 304 - Social Media Monitoring in Health Care Credits: 3
  • HI 401 - Project Management in Health Information Management Credits: 3
  • HI 402 - Health Care Data Management & Data Analytics Credits: 3
  • HI 403 - Health Care Coding Credits: 3
  • HI 404 - Revenue Cycle Management in Health Care Credits: 3

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