Admission Criteria

Fall 2019 application

Students who are interested in the Health Information Management program are encouraged to visit a HIM Department at a hospital or interview a Health Information Management Professional.

Admission to the Health Information Management program is both competitive and selective. In order to apply to the program, a student must:

  1. Complete application to HIM program and submit no later than March 1st for the upcoming Fall semester
  2. Have completed at least 30 semester credit hours of recommended core classes in order to apply for admission to the HIM program
  3. Must have an overall GPA of 2.5 with a grade of B or higher in all area F courses
  4. Present one letter of recommendation (professional reference or faculty reference)
  5. Interview with HIM Department Head and/or faculty from the School of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences.
  6. Have received credit for BIOL 2210K, 2211K (anatomy & physiology I & II) within the last 5 years.
  7. Must have completed all recommended courses from areas A-F prior to entering program.

Once admitted to the HIM program, student must achieve a grade of C or higher in order to advance through the program.

Prior to internship the following is required

  • A criminal background check
  • Drug screen
  • Tuberculosis skin test
  • Immunization Record