Bachelors Degree in Health Information Management

Bachelors Degree in Health Information Management

This program is not currently being offered.

 

THE NC ADVANTAGE

The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management program is designed to be an extension of the curriculum required for the Health Information Technology AAS degree.

Health information management (HIM) professionals have skills and competencies in health data management, information policy, information systems, and administrative and clinical work flow. Our program focuses on the skills and knowledge essential to managing employees and departments responsible for ensuring an accurate and complete medical record with cost-effective methods. The HIM program prepares students for entry-level management positions to competently perform a wide variety of roles from patient and physician interaction to the analysis, security, and integration of health information and its use in healthcare facilities, third-party organizations, and governmental agencies.

 

PROGRAM GOALS

Upon completion of the program, it is expected that students will be able to:

  • Acquire the requisite professional knowledge, skills and competencies fundamental to the health information management profession
  • Gain self-directed learning skills using a variety of resources and technologies
  • Develop critical thinking skills and the ability to solve problems
  • Learn effective communication skills
  • Demonstrate the personal attitudes and attributes critical to professional leadership

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Health information management professionals are employed in management roles at hospitals, nursing homes, medical group practices, clinics, home health agencies, ambulatory care practices, insurance companies, and public health organizations.

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