Associate of Science in Health Information Management
Students in Sullivan's online Associate Degree in Health Information Management (HIM) program can begin their career by earning a diploma in coding. Along with an American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) credential, the medical coding diploma 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 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.
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.
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.
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.