Note: Due to projected changes in the certification requirements of the Council on Certification of the American Health Information Management Association, this bachelor’s program will be discontinued. The last semester for matriculation of part-time students into the program is Fall 2010. The last semester for matriculation of full-time students into the program is Fall 2011. Students should plan to complete this bachelor of science in health information management by May 2013.
A minimum 2.5 GPA is required for admission to the professional phase (junior and senior levels) of the health information management curriculum. See health information management admission packet for specific admission information. Majors must earn a minimum grade of C in all foundations, cognate and core courses before progressing on to subsequent courses in the HIMA curriculum. A student earning a D in any of these courses must petition the Department of Health Services and Information Management for probationary continuation and may be required to repeat the course. Three D or F grades will result in dismissal from the HIMA program. Appeals of dismissals must be made in writing to the Student Affairs Committee of the Department of Health Services and Information Management. Minimum degree requirement is 126 s.h. of credit as follows:
1. Foundations curriculum requirements including those listed below 42 s.h.