University of Wisconsin Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management & Technology (HIMT) (Collaborative Program)
The health information field is changing—and right now, you have a tremendous opportunity to both advance your career and lead the way in this fast-growing industry.
Position yourself for success with the online University of Wisconsin Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and Technology (HIMT). This 100% online degree completion program is perfect for working adults who want to accelerate their careers but have no time for on-campus classes.
The HIMT curriculum has two tracks:
- Health Information Management is ideal for those interested in managing people and data to improve patient care, and for those who intend to sit for the Registered Health Information Management certification examination.
- Health Information Technology focuses on information systems and data analysis, providing the skills you need to lead in the next generation of health information management.
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and Technology program is in candidacy status, pending accreditation review by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). Accreditation by CAHIIM is a mechanism for assuring academic quality in higher education.
Credits for Completion
To complete this degree, you will take 16 core courses and four additional courses in your chosen track. Because of the unique nature of this program, other courses may not be substituted for courses in the curriculum, and there are no electives. Graduates will earn a concentration in Health Information Management OR Health Information Technology.
You are eligible for admission to this degree if you have completed at least 60 semester credits of transferable coursework with a 2.0 or better grade point average (GPA).
How to Apply
- Choose a "home" campus: UW-Green Bay, UW-Parkside, or UW-Stevens Point. (Although the degree is entirely online, you will receive support—and, upon graduation, your degree—from the home campus you choose.)
- Apply using the University of Wisconsin System Online Admission Application or by talking with a Student Services Adviser. (Note a $44 application fee may be required.)
- Request that your transcripts be sent directly to your home campus. We require official transcripts from your high school, and transcripts from all postsecondary institutions that you have attended. If you earned a GED/HSED, an official copy of the qualifying scores must also be submitted from the testing agency.
- Check on test requirements. If you have an associate degree or equivalent coursework, the ACT or SAT is not required.