Bachelor’s Completion

Learn to monitor and manage the medical data systems critical to institutional operations and patient care with a health information management degree. 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.

  • Law and Ethics for Health Care and Human Services
  • Health Care Policy
  • Managing Diversity
  • Managing Information Technology

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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.
With our Transfer Pathway, we’ll transfer in your entire associate degree, giving you an important jumpstart towards your bachelor’s degree. To meet the eligibility requirements, you must earn a C or better in each of your courses and an associate degree in a related field from a regionally accredited college or university.

Step #1 – Earn Your Associate Degree
Your must have a conferred associate degree in the following area as a foundation for this Transfer Pathway:

  • Health Information Technology
  • Health Information Management

In addition, your associate degree should contain the following courses:

  • Statistics
  • Organizational Behavior

Step #2 – Apply to Granite State College!
Contact us to set up an appointment or begin your application now. During this process, an advisor will review your transcripts to ensure your eligibility for the Transfer Pathway, or recommend a more helpful option for you.

Step #3 – Complete Your Degree Requirements
Review the courses you’ll take as a student by opening the Course Highlights tab above.

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  • 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.