Health Informatics - Bachelor's Degree

Online Bachelor's Degree in Health Informatics

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CHCP's Health Informatics Bachelor's Degree Program Information 

Designed Program Length: 160 Weeks

The Online Health Informatics (HI) program from CHCP prepares students to become entry-level professionals in the fields of health informatics and health information technology. This Bachelor's Degree program  integrates the concepts of health care, information technology and management strategies to create a unique set of skills for the fields of health informatics and health information management.

The Health Informatics degree program is designed to help students to develop skills to plan, design, implement, and evaluate current health information technologies. This is achieved within a comprehensive online learning environment geared toward high-end professional development throughout their program. As health care transforms into a digital based system, health informatics professionals will be crucial in applying new healthcare standards  to keep up in a highly technical environment. 

Health Informatics graduates will possess computer skills, understanding of electronic data management, managerial communication abilities, project management training, communication strategies for health informatics, basic programming skills, knowledge of software and hardware concepts, and complex clinical information systems. All of these skills enable them to perform in a wide array of healthcare settings. 

 

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HEALTH INFORMATICS BACHELOR'S DEGREE PROGRAM COURSES

Module I   Lecture
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POFT 101 Computer Applications in Health Care 48 0 0 48 3.0
POFT 103 Interpersonal and Communication Skills for Success 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE II   Lecture
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HPRS 101 Medical Terminology 48 0 0 48 3.0
MATH 1314 College Algebra 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE III   Lecture
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PSYT 101 Introduction to Psychology 48 0 0 48 3.0
SCIT 103 Anatomy and Physiology 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE IV   Lecture
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SCIT 203 Anatomy and Physiology II 48 0 0 48 3.0
ENGL 101 English Composition 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE V   Lecture
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HITT 200 Introduction to Pharmacology 48 0 0 48 3.0
PATH 114 Pathophysiology 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE VI   Lecture
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HIMT 101 Introduction to Health Informatics 48 0 0 48 3.0
HITT 216 Health Care Delivery Systems, and Organization 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE VII   Lecture
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HITT 209 Healthcare Law and Ethics 48 0 0 48 3.0
HITT 201 Coding I 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE VIII   Lecture
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HIMT 102 Information Technology Fundamentals 48 0 0 48 3.0
HITT 211 Coding II 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE IX   Lecture
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HITT 205 Electronic Health Records Management 48 0 0 48 3.0
HITT 221 Coding III 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE X   Lecture
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HIMT 103 Health Informatics Management Practicum Experience I 48 0 0 48 3.0
BMGT 206 Project Management 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE XI   Lecture
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HITT 385 Coding and Reimbursement Methodologies 48 0 0 48 3.0
IGOV 101 Western Civilization I 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE XII   Lecture
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HIGOV 102 Western Civilization II 48 0 0 48 3.0
HITT 121 Health Care Organization and Supervision 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE XIII   Lecture
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HITT 220 Health Care Statistics 48 0 0 48 3.0
POFT 328 Public Speaking and Presentations 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE XIV   Lecture
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HITT 122 Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement 48 0 0 48 3.0
IGOV 341 American Government 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE XV   Lecture
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ECNG 301 Introduction to Economics 48 0 0 48 3.0
HITT 353 Workflow Analysis and Redesign in Healthcare Systems 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE XVI   Lecture
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HIMT 201 Database Design 48 0 0 48 3.0
HIMT 202 Health Care Compliance and Reporting 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE XVII   Lecture
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SCSC 303 Introduction to Sociology 48 0 0 48 3.0
HIMT 203 Databases, Systems Design and Programming Concepts 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE XVIII   Lecture
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ITSW 434 Healthcare Data Validation and Research Methods 48 0 0 48 3.0
HIMT 301

Implementation, Communication Strategies and Project Management for Health Informatics

48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE XIX   Lecture
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HIMT 302 Health Care Security and Risk Management 48 0 0 48 3.0
HIMT 303 Human-Computer Interaction and Usability 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE XX   Lecture
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HIMT 401 Survey of Health Informatics and Data Analytics 48 0 0 48 3.0
HIMT 402 Current Issues in Health Informatics 48 0 0 48 3.0
MODULE XXI   Lecture
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HIMT 403 Health Informatics Management Practicum Experience II 30 0 80 110 3.5
  Total Hours/Credits 1918 66 80 2064 123.5
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Great Job Opportunities for Health Informatics

  • Community and Academic Health Systems
  • Consulting Companies
  • Electronic Health Record Vendors
  • Government Agencies
  • Health Insurance Providers
  • Hospitals and Health Care Systems
  • Outpatient Medical Facilities
  • Pharmaceutical Companies

Health Informatics Skills You Will Learn

  • Electronic health records management
  • Medical terminology
  • Database design
  • Introduction to health informatics
  • Health care delivery systems and organization
  • Information technology fundamentals
  • Project management
  • Health care organization and supervision
  • Health care compliance and reporting
  • Implementation, communication strategies and project management for health informatics

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