Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management - Health Informatics
Electronic health records, online billing, and wearable technology have increased the usage of information technology and data in healthcare.1 You can explore how to manage and analyze data relevant to health care with a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management with an Informatics concentration from CTU. In this program, you can work to develop an understanding of both the business and information management sides of the health care industry. The curriculum covers issues such as data quality, accessibility, interoperability, legal and regulatory requirements of electronic health records, and cybersecurity challenges.
The BSHM in Informatics:
- Has CTU Fast Track™ exams available - a series of mini modules designed to test your knowledge of key course objectives, offering the opportunity to earn college credit for what you already know
- Is ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News & World Report for the fifth year in a row*
At CTU, students come first. Our flexible online course schedule helps you to build a class schedule around your schedule. And with grants and scholarships available for those who qualify, a degree from CTU can be both achievable and affordable. Learn more below or fill out the form to speak with an admissions advisor.
* CTU’s Online Bachelor’s programs are ranked among the Best by U.S. News and World Report.
Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org
- August 13, 2019
- October 01, 2019
- November 12, 2019
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.
Courses: General Education
Course Title Course Description Credit Hours COMS105 Interpersonal Communication 4.5 or COMS203 Speech Communications 4.5 ENGL104 Introductory Written Communication 4.5 ENGL105 Professional Written Communications 4.5 HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century 4.5 LITR201 Literature: A Reflection of Life 4.5 or LITR225 Innovation and Leadership In Literature MATH102 Introduction to College Math 4.5 MATH106 Algebra for Business 4.5 SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences 4.5 SCI103 Science and Technology- Laboratory Course 1.5 SCI201 Environmental Science and Sustainability 4.5 SOCL202 Social Perspectives on Race, Gender, and Class 4.5 UNIV104 Academic and Career Success 4.5 or HUMNELE Humanities Elective 4.5 Total Credit Hours: 51
Courses: Core Lower Level
Course Title Course Description Credit Hours ACC310 Accounting for Non-Accounting Majors 4 ECON212 Principles of Microeconomics 4.5 HSS103 Introduction to Healthcare Delivery Systems 4 HSS110 Concepts in Healthcare Organizations 4 HSS121 Medical Terminology 4 HSS210 Fundamentals of Reimbursement in Healthcare 4 HSS215 Software Applications in Healthcare: Virtual Learning Experience 4 HSS261 Ethics in Healthcare 4.5 IT190 Introduction to IT 4 IT254 Spreadsheet Applications 4 MGM255 Management Fundamentals 4 UNIV201 Career Planning and Management 4 Total Credit Hours: 49
Courses: Core Upper Level
Course Title Course Description Credit Hours BADM370 Quality Management 4 HCI300 Introduction to Health Informatics 4 HCM307 The Health Care Industry 4 HCM330 Healthcare Statistics and Research 4 HCM337 Current Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues in Healthcare 4 HCM410 Fiscal Management in Healthcare Services 4 HCM425 Managing the Health of Populations 4 HRMT215 Management of Human Resources 4 HRMT330 HRM Legal Environment 4 HSA320 Administration in Healthcare Services 4 HSS310 Economics of Healthcare 4 HSS420 Global Health Systems 4 HSS491 Healthcare Management Capstone 4 MGM335 Organizational Behavior Principles 4 MKTG225 Introduction to Marketing 4 Total Credit Hours: 60
Course Title Course Description Credit Hours BADA200 Foundations of Data Management in Information Systems 4 HCI310 DBMS for Healthcare 4 HCI380 Security of Electronic Health Information 4 HCI400 Health Analytics and Business Intelligence in Healthcare 4 HCI490 Health Informatics Capstone 4 Total Credit Hours: 20
Total Credit Hours: 180
Estimate Tuition and Grad Date
Total tuition for this degree program will vary depending on your educational needs, existing experience, and other factors.Estimate your costs, potential savings and graduation date
Ways to Save
Cost of this degree may be reduced based on one or more of the following:
- Active duty military status (see the tuition tab for details)
- Number of CTU Fast Track™ courses successfully passed
- Number of credits transferred and accepted from other institutions
- Eligibility for a Corporate Alliances Grant (check with your CTU Admissions Advisor)
- Tuition Reimbursement (talk to your HR Manager)
- Grants or scholarships at CTU
Students in CTU bachelor's degree programs may bring a wealth of knowledge to the classroom. CTU Fast Track™ lets students earn college credit for what they already know. As a result, students can complete their degree up to 30% faster. Just as important, by passing multiple Fast Track exams, students can save up to 30% on tuition because they won’t have to pay for the classes they test out of. There’s no additional cost for the exams and no penalty if a student fails to pass.*
Take a look at the list of current Fast Track courses and see how many courses you may be able to earn credit for.
*The ability to reduce time in school and/or reduce tuition depends on the number of Fast Track tests successfully passed. Fast Track program credits are unlikely to transfer. Not all programs are eligible for possible 30% reduction in time and money. Courses eligible subject to change.
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Classes start August 13, 2019!
1. Source https://www.forbes.com/sites/bernardmarr/2015/04/21/how-big-data-is-changing-healthcare/#100c980a2873