Bachelor’s Completion

Learn to monitor and manage the medical data systems critical to institutional operations and patient care. Through your coursework, you’ll also enhance your analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving skills within the healthcare field.

Associate degree holders with health information-related degrees from other institutions may also be eligible by approval of Academic Affairs. Professional licensure, certifications or training may serve as a foundation to this degree, upon approval by Academic Affairs.

Degree Program Details

An overview of what we offer, what you’ll learn, and how to get started.

  • Previous Coursework in Health Information
  • Conducting Critical Inquiry
  • The Emerging U.S. Health Care System
  • Law and Ethics for Health Care and Human Services
  • Health Care Policy
  • Reimbursement & Finance Techniques or Health Information Systems
  • Community, Culture & Health or Managing Diversity
  • Statistics
  • Introduction to Fiscal Management in Health Care
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Managing Information Technology
  • Leadership or Project Management Strategies
  • Major Elective
  • Integrative: Health Care Management or Best Practices in Information

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Students will

  • Attain proficiency in the concepts, theories, and methods of inquiry pertinent to health information management.
  • Code diagnostic and procedural data for optimal reimbursement and assist with maintaining revenue cycle and compliance with third party payer guidelines.
  • Manage, process, and analyze health data to ensure an accurate and complete medical record and cost effective processing.
  • Formulate and implement health information policies and systems that meet with all national and state laws and regulatory guidelines.
  • Apply sound principles of health information management and provide leadership to staff.
  • Participate in Performance Improvement and other quality initiatives.
  • Act according to the professional, ethical, and legal standards expected in the health information management field.
  • Recognize the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development in health information management.
  • Regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).
  • Available fully online with select on campus courses.
  • Affordable tuition.
  • Top-ranked by U.S. News & World Report for our online bachelor’s degrees.
  • 84% of our students are transfer students. Making the most of your transfer credits is our specialty.
  • Career counseling is available to all students and alumni. We also extend this service to those considering their college options.
  • Faculty who are subject matter experts that share their real-world expertise to help you apply what you learn to your personal goals and career.
Applications for admission are accepted on a rolling basis, offering the opportunity to begin studies at Granite State College at any term during the year. Admission is granted to students who earned a high school diploma, completed a high school education in a homeschool setting under state law, or demonstrate high school equivalency. Successful completion of one of the following exams will be required for demonstrating high school equivalency: the GED, HiSET, or TASC.

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Your Prior and Current Learning Counts

Many of our students can demonstrate college-level knowledge gained from military, workplace and volunteer-based training, and experiences. We are expert at helping students demonstrate learning and earning academic credit.

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Career Outlook

The need to manage information to care for aging populations creates an urgency to fill health information management positions. With hands-on practice in health care information systems, as well as valuable management experience to develop decision-making and problem resolution strategies, Health Information Management professionals can assume a wide variety of technical, managerial, and consultant roles in the health care delivery system.