Health Information Management and Exchange Certificate

This program focuses on the collection, management, exchange, and analysis of electronic health information in a secure and confidential manner.

This program is offered in a distance learning format and generally can be completed in three semesters or less. The courses that comprise this certificate program may be applied to the department's master's degree program.

Application requirements and checklist

Required Foundational Courses

  • HSC 2203 | U.S. Health Care System (4) 
  • HIM 2110 | Concepts & Principles of HIM (2) 
  • HIM 2111 |  HIM Technologies in Practice (2)

Total required semester credits: 18

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Expand and Collapse HIM 6509 - Med Vocab & Classif Systems

The representation of clinical data through the use of medical vocabularies and clinical classification systems. Emphasis is on developing expertise in identifying appropriate clinical classification systems and medical vocabularies, identifying their appropriate uses and sources, and applying them within and among health information systems to promote effective communication. Prerequisite: HIM 6501 or permission of department.

For additional information on this certificate program in an easy-to-read format, please read our Health Information Management and Exchange Gainful Employment Disclosure notice.

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Tuition: $610/credit*

*This tuition rate is in effect for the 2015-2016 academic year and is subject to change in subsequent years. Total program cost and completion time varies depending on each person's transfer credits and individualized program plan.