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Earn Your BS in Health Information Management Online

The field of health information management addresses the important intersection of people and their health, essentially humanizing patients by connecting them with their health data. With a Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management (HIM) degree from American Public University (APU), you build knowledge of the health information systems and technologies that drive today’s healthcare industry.

APU’s programs are online with 24/7 access and no set login times. At APU, there are no entrance exams and classes start every month, so you can begin quickly and control your schedule. Ask us about transfer credit opportunities to help you save time and money in completing your degree.

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The bachelor’s degree in health information management at American Public University System is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

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* All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, Reservists, and military families, (parents, spouses, legal partners, siblings, and dependents) are eligible for the Preferred Military Rate of $250/credit hour for undergraduate and $290/credit hour for master’s-level courses. The Preferred Military Rate, which is applied automatically, supersedes all other university grants and special rates, and cannot be combined with any other special promotions.

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Why You Should Earn This Bachelor's From APU

Real-World Application

Focusing on operations management, this program’s coursework is applicable to hospital, insurance company, and government agency settings.

A Strong Foundation

APU’s program introduces you to the structure of health institutions, medical terminology, pharmacology classification systems, health insurance and public funding programs, and legal and ethical issues including fraud and abuse.

Quality & Safety Focused

Quality issues related to e-health and electronic health records (EHR), as well as the security of patient data, are addressed. Courses cover EHR fundamentals, compliance, data management and governance, and information assurance and security.

Peer Engagement

You’ll be guided by faculty who bring their real-world experience, and your learning will be further informed by fellow working professional students sharing their practical knowledge.

Industry Informed

The curriculum’s components are based on current standards set forth by nationally recognized HIM professional organizations. An industry advisory council provides insight to ensure the curriculum remains timely and relevant.

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