Online Health Informatics Degree

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.

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* 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

CLASSES START

  • October 01, 2019
  • November 12, 2019
  • January 07, 2020

TOTAL CREDITS

180

PROGRAM AVAILABILITY

  • Online

Program Details

  • Degree Requirements

    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
    Courses: Concentration
    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

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1. Source https://www.forbes.com/sites/bernardmarr/2015/04/21/how-big-data-is-changing-healthcare/#100c980a2873