Common Questions About the Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management Program

The field of Health Information Management is experiencing steady growth and plays a crucial role in the healthcare industry. At Cambridge, we are committed to providing top-notch education to equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary for a successful career in this dynamic field. Our Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management program is designed to offer comprehensive training, advanced education, and hands-on experience, ensuring you are well-prepared for the demands of the HIM industry. 

Through our program, you will have the opportunity to gain real-world knowledge and practical skills by participating in a practicum, which serves as the culmination of your learning journey. This practical experience will enable you to apply the concepts and principles you have acquired throughout the program and further enhance your understanding of Health Information Management practices. 

Where can I get a Bachelor Degree in Health Information Management?

Our Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management is offered 100% online. We also offer the program at one location in Atlanta, GA. 

How Long Does It Take to Get a Health Information Management Degree?

Our comprehensive Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Information Management is designed to be completed within a timeframe of approximately 30 months. Throughout the program, you will engage in various academic activities, including online coursework and a practicum that combines both in-person and online components. This combination of hands-on experience and virtual learning opportunities ensures that you acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in the field of Health Information Management. 

How Do You Get a Health Information Management Degree?

To earn a degree in our Health Information Management program, you will need to complete approximately 30 months of coursework through an accredited institution. Our program at Cambridge is offered 100% online. Highlights of core coursework you will complete includes: 

  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy & Physiology I and II
  • Pharmacology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Introduction to Health Information Management
  • Principles of Healthcare Management
  • CPT and HCPCS Coding
  • Healthcare Records Data Management
  • Project Management for HIM Professionals
  • Healthcare Finance
  • Healthcare Compliance
  • Data Governance for the HIM Profession
  • Revenue Cycle Management for HIM Professionals

You will also complete a hands-on practicum experience in a hospital or other health-related setting before completion of the program. 

What Can You Do with a Bachelor Degree in Health Information Management?

A Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management opens up a wide range of career opportunities in the healthcare industry. With this degree, you can pursue various roles that involve managing and utilizing health information to improve patient care, ensure compliance and regulations, and enhance healthcare processes. Here are some potential career paths and positions you can explore:

  • Health Information Manager/Administrator
  • Medical Coder
  • Health Data Analyst
  • Compliance Officer
  • Health Information Management Coordinator
  • Clinical Documentation Specialist
  • Health Information Systems Manager
  • Privacy Officer
  • Healthcare Quality Manager
  • Revenue Cycle Manager
  • Health Informatics Specialist

To learn more about Cambridge’s Bachelor Degree in Health Information Management program, give us a call at 877-206-4279