Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management - Health Informatics

Colorado Technical University's Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management - Health Informatics degree offers instruction in the business and administrative side of the healthcare industry, including, but not limited to, patient access, revenue cycle management, project management, economics of healthcare, and fundamentals of marketing and human resource management. The Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management degree program with a concentration in Health Informatics is designed to help students develop the didactic theory and hands-on training required within the field of healthcare management.

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TOTAL CREDITS

180

PROGRAM AVAILABILITY

  • Online
  • Degree Requirements

    Courses: General Education
    COMS201 Technical and Professional Writing 4.5
    ECON212 Principles of Microeconomics 4.5
    ENGL104 Introductory Written Communication 4.5
    ENGL105 Professional Written Communications 4.5
    GOVT201 American Government and Public Affairs 4.5
    HSS261 Ethics in Healthcare 4.5
    LITR201 Literature: A Reflection of Life 4.5
    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
    SCI203 Environmental Science and Sustainability - Laboratory Course 1.5
    SOCL102 Introductory Sociology 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: 66
    Courses: Core Lower Level
    ACC310 Accounting for Non-Accounting Majors 4
    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
    HSS290 Certification Preparation 4
    MGM255 Management Fundamentals 4
    UNIV201 Career Planning and Management 4
    Total Credit Hours: 36
    Courses: Core Upper Level
    BADM370 Quality Management 4
    HCM330 Healthcare Statistics and Research 4
    HCM307 The Health Care Industry 4
    HCM410 Fiscal Management in Healthcare Services 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
    IT254 Spreadsheet Applications 4
    MKTG225 Introduction to Marketing 4
    MGM335 Organizational Behavior Principles 4
    MPM210 Introduction to Project Management 6
    Total Credit Hours: 58
    Courses: Concentration
    HCI300 Introduction to Health Informatics 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

  • Tuition

    Total tuition for this degree program will vary depending on your educational needs, existing experience, and other factors.

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    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.

  • Outcomes

    This degree program is designed to provide the following skills and knowledge:

    • 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
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