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.

Locations: Online Mayfield Louisa
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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.

Program Highlights

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.

Objectives

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.

Courses

Courses

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.

Course
Title
Credit Hours
HIM 101
Medical Terminology I
4.00
HIM 110
Pathophysiology with Pharmacology I
4.00
HIM 121
Health Information Technology
4.00
HIM 131
CPT Coding I
4.00
HIM 142
ICD-10-CM Coding I
4.00
HIM 151
Healthcare Reimbursement
4.00
HIM 161
Legal Aspects of Health Information
4.00
HIM 170
Performance Improvement
4.00
HIM 231
CPT Coding II
4.00
HIM 242
ICD-10-CM Coding II
4.00
HIM 250
Healthcare Statistics
4.00
HIM 261
Healthcare Management
4.00
HIM 271
ICD-10-PCS Coding
4.00
HIM 290
Health Information Practicum
4.00
HIM 002
Health Information Technology Review
0.00
BUS 224
Professional Development
4.00
CSC 118
Computer Applications I
4.00
BIO 103
Human Anatomy and Physiology
4.00
ENG 101
Composition I
4.00
ENG 102
Composition II
4.00
FYE 101
Information Literacy
4.00
GEC 220
Essential Strategies for Applied Communications (ESAC)
4.00
MTH 101
College Mathematics
4.00
PSY 214
Introduction to Psychology
4.00
Course:
HIM 101
Title:
Medical Terminology I
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HIM 110
Title:
Pathophysiology with Pharmacology I
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HIM 121
Title:
Health Information Technology
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HIM 131
Title:
CPT Coding I
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HIM 142
Title:
ICD-10-CM Coding I
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HIM 151
Title:
Healthcare Reimbursement
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HIM 161
Title:
Legal Aspects of Health Information
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HIM 170
Title:
Performance Improvement
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HIM 231
Title:
CPT Coding II
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HIM 242
Title:
ICD-10-CM Coding II
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HIM 250
Title:
Healthcare Statistics
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HIM 261
Title:
Healthcare Management
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HIM 271
Title:
ICD-10-PCS Coding
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HIM 290
Title:
Health Information Practicum
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HIM 002
Title:
Health Information Technology Review
Credit Hours:
0.00
Course:
BUS 224
Title:
Professional Development
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
CSC 118
Title:
Computer Applications I
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
BIO 103
Title:
Human Anatomy and Physiology
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
ENG 101
Title:
Composition I
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
ENG 102
Title:
Composition II
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
FYE 101
Title:
Information Literacy
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
GEC 220
Title:
Essential Strategies for Applied Communications (ESAC)
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MTH 101
Title:
College Mathematics
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
PSY 214
Title:
Introduction to Psychology
Credit Hours:
4.00
Total Credit Hours: 92.00