Students in Sullivan’s online Associate Degree in Health Information Management (HIM) program can begin their career by earning a certificate in coding. Along with an American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) credential, the medical coding certificate prepares you for jobs in all types of medical facilities, inpatient and outpatient, and other industry-related positions such as insurance companies and government agencies.
Health information technology (HIT) professionals with an associate degree pursue registration through the AHIMA as registered health information technicians (RHIT). RHITs are responsible for the quality of patient health information in acute care hospitals, physician offices, and other outpatient facilities.
Students in this program study diagnosis and procedure coding, health information management, healthcare reimbursement, legal aspects of health information and health information technology.
Sullivan University’s Associate Degree in Health Information Management program prepares students for jobs in all types of medical facilities, inpatient and outpatient, and other industry-related positions such as insurance companies and government agencies.
Now accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education, this program is the perfect way to learn quickly and earn the career you deserve.
The Health Information Management (HIM) program includes courses in anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology with pharmacology, medical terminology, ICD-10-CM coding, ICD-10-PCS coding, CPT and HCPCS coding, as well as reimbursement methodologies. Legal aspects of HIM are covered, as well as information technology and health information management.
Sullivan University’s HIM program promotes student success by focusing on engagement between faculty and student, teaching with primary resources, and encouraging students to use critical thinking to solve problems.
92 Credit Hours
Length: 24 months
Time length for program completion will vary depending upon the number of courses taken per term, developmental courses when required, transfer credit accepted, lack of continuous enrollment, etc.
|TOTAL CREDIT HOURS||92|
|BIO 103||Human Anatomy and Physiology||4|
|BUS 224||Professional Development||4|
|CSC 118||Computer Applications I||4|
|ENG 101||Composition I||4|
|ENG 102||Composition II||4|
|FYE 101||Information Literacy||4|
|GEN 215||Human Dynamics||4|
|HIM 101||Medical Terminology||4|
|HIM 110||Pathophysiology with Pharmacology||4|
|HIM 121||Health Information Technology||4|
|HIM 131||CPT Coding I||4|
|HIM 142||ICD-10-CM Coding I||4|
|HIM 151||Healthcare Reimbursement||4|
|HIM 161||Legal Aspects of Health Information||4|
|HIM 170||Performance Improvement||4|
|HIM 231||CPT Coding II||4|
|HIM 242||ICD-10-CM Coding II||4|
|HIM 250||Healthcare Statistics||4|
|HIM 261||Healthcare Management||4|
|HIM 271||ICD-10-PCS Coding||4|
|HIM 290||Health Information Practicum||4|
|MTH 101||College Mathematics||4|
|PSY 214||Introduction to Psychology||4|
|HIM 002||Health Information Technology Review||0|