Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management - Health Informatics Concentration

The Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management with a concentration in Health Informatics is a 180-credit-hour programs offered online only. The program includes 51 credit hours of general education credit, 109 credit hours of core healthcare management classes, and 20 credit hours in the informatics concentration area.

The Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management in Informatics is designed to provide students with an understanding of the business side of the healthcare industry coupled with knowledge and skills in healthcare information management. The program covers issues of data quality, accessibility, and interoperability across healthcare organizations; legal and regulatory requirements of electronic health records; data analytics, and cybersecurity in health care.

BSHCM program prepares the student to:
  • Utilize theories and apply concepts related to the business of healthcare to influence their chosen profession
  • Integrate and apply healthcare management principles within the workplace
  • Utilize data analytics and business intelligence to assist those making decisions about healthcare

BSHCM program competencies:

  • Apply ethical and legal principles to the management of a healthcare organization
  • Evaluate uses for various technology applications in the healthcare business
  • Analyze the various types of reimbursement received for healthcare services and the effect on the financial operations of a healthcare organization
  • Compare healthcare delivery models for their purposes and effectiveness
  • Apply business principles to the management of the healthcare organization

Degree Requirements

Courses: General Education

COMS203Speech Communications

4.5

ENGL104Introductory Written Communication

4.5

ENGL105Professional Written Communications

4.5

HIST101Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century

4.5

LITR201Literature: A Reflection of Life

4.5

MATH102Introduction to College Math

4.5

MATH106Algebra for Business

4.5

SCI101Introduction to the Sciences

4.5

SCI103Science and Technology- Laboratory Course

1.5

SCI201Environmental Science and Sustainability

4.5

SOCL202Social Perspectives on Race, Gender, and Class

4.5

 

UNIV104Academic and Career Success

4.5

or

HUMNELEHumanities Elective

4.5

Total Credit Hours:51

Courses: Core Lower Level

ACC310Accounting for Non-Accounting Majors

4

ECON212Principles of Microeconomics

4.5

HSS103Introduction to Healthcare Delivery Systems

4

HSS110Concepts in Healthcare Organizations

4

HSS121Medical Terminology

4

HSS210Fundamentals of Reimbursement in Healthcare

4

HSS215Software Applications in Healthcare: Virtual Learning Experience

4

HSS261Ethics in Healthcare

4.5

IT190Introduction to IT

4

IT254Spreadsheet Applications

4

MGM255Management Fundamentals

4

UNIV201Career Planning and Management

4

Total Credit Hours:49

Courses: Core Upper Level

BADM370Quality Management

4

HCI300Introduction to Health Informatics

4

HCM307The Health Care Industry

4

HCM330Healthcare Statistics and Research

4

HCM337Current Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues in Healthcare

4

HCM410Fiscal Management in Healthcare Services

4

HCM425Managing the Health of Populations

4

HRMT215Management of Human Resources

4

HRMT330HRM Legal Environment

4

HSA320Administration in Healthcare Services

4

HSS310Economics of Healthcare

4

HSS420Global Health Systems

4

HSS491Healthcare Management Capstone

4

MGM335Organizational Behavior Principles

4

MKTG225Introduction to Marketing

4

Total Credit Hours:60

Courses: Concentration

BADA200Foundations of Data Management in Information Systems

4

HCI310DBMS for Healthcare

4

HCI380Security of Electronic Health Information

4

HCI400Health Analytics and Business Intelligence in Healthcare

4

HCI490Health Informatics Capstone

4

Total Credit Hours:20

Total Credit Hours: 180

Locations

  • Virtual Campus