Health Information Management Program

Admission Criteria for the Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management (BSHIM) Program

BSHIM Admission Criteria

  • A cumulative, undergraduate college grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 on a 4.00 scale
  • Must be in good standing with all prior colleges and universities attended

We want you to succeed, and will honor your past achievements. Everyone’s journey is different, but we’re here to help you reach your destination in a way that works best for you. Using a holistic approach, ResU works with you by offering personalized, individualized plans that take into account your educational background, as well as your work experience and life experience.

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BSHIM Application Requirements

  • Submit an online application and fee ($50 nonrefundable)
  • Submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Submit a two-page personal statement detailing the reasons you wish to pursue the degree and how you feel the degree will enhance your career

As an upper-division transfer school, potential HIM students will need to transfer in about 60 semester credits in General Education and Support courses. We highly recommend completing a transcript evaluation prior to applying in order to understand the classes that would transfer and the classes still needed. I need a transcript evaluation!

Application Deadlines

The HIM program starts in the Fall only.

  • Fall application deadline is July 15 (or until all seats are filled)
HIM FAQs

This section was designed to answer the most frequently asked questions about the HIM program.

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Resurrection University’s BSHIM Program is Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Health Informatics & Information Management Education (CAHIIM)

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*The HIM program is accredited as a Health Information Management baccalaureate degree program under the current Health Information Management Standards of the Commission on Accreditation of Health Informatics & Information Management Education (CAHIIM). CAHIIM is the accrediting organization that establishes quality standards and monitoring processes for degree-granting programs in health information management. When a program is accredited by CAHIIM, it means that it has voluntarily undergone a rigorous review process and has been determined to meet or exceed the accreditation standards.

Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for The Commission on Certification for Health Informatics & Information Management Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA®) certification examination.

Prerequisites General Education Courses

As an upper-division University, Resurrection requires students entering the HIM program to complete all general education and support prerequisites prior to admission.

COURSESEMESTER HOURS
English I3
English II3
Speech Communication3
Physical Science3
Life Science3
Social Science Electives9
Humanities and Fine Arts9
General Electives9
Total Hours40

Prerequisites Support Courses

COURSESEMESTER HOURS
Intro to Computers3
*Anatomy & Physiology I4
*Anatomy & Physiology II4
Statistics3
Pathophysiology3
Pharmacology1
Medical Terminology3
Total Hours21

*Anatomy & Physiology courses do not require labs. Students may elect to take Pathopharmacology at ResU. The class will be added to the student’s curriculum and satisfy the separate Pathophysiology and Pharmacology requirements.

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