What will I learn?

The study of Health Information Management may be the perfect major for you! Develop the technical expertise to administer computerized patient records systems and ensure that personal health information is stored securely. In this career field you will manage and analyze a vast amount of digital information, which requires a broad range of knowledge, from clinical medicine to ethical and legal requirements to software technology. HIM managers play a vital role in the delivery of patient care and the operations of healthcare providers.

This is a joint degree program with Rutgers School of Health Related Professions (SHRP) in Newark, New Jersey.

Requirements of the Joint Degree Program – 124 Credits

  • You will take the required courses (63 credits) at Felician University in two years – during four semesters and two summer sessions.
  • Complete the remaining professional courses in HIM (61 credits) in two years at
  • Rutgers–SHRP.
  • Graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree awarded jointly by Felician University and Rutgers–SHRP. Your degree is accredited by
  • The Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)

Career Opportunities

Degreed HIM graduates will have the opportunity to work in a variety of settings throughout the healthcare industry and hold positions such as:

  • HIM department director
  • Compliance officer
  • Director of quality management
  • Data quality manager
  • Health data analyst
  • HIM department director
  • Information security officer
  • Patient information coordinator
  • Physician practice manager
  • Director of quality management

Which department am I in?

School of Arts & Sciences

Study options

Full Time (124 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$35,700.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected July, December 2022

Start date

Expected January, August 2022

Venue

Felician University

One Felician Way,

RUTHERFORD,

New Jersey,

07070, United States

Full Time (124 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$35,700.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected July, December 2022

Start date

Expected January, August 2022

Venue

Lodi Campus

262 South Main Street,

LODI,

New Jersey,

07644, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have a secondary school equivalent.

For international students

Students must have a secondary school equivalent.

English proficiency exam if English is not the primary language. The University accepts TOEFL (minimum score of 65), IELTS (minimum score of 6.0), Pearson Test of English (minimum score of 48), Duolingo score of 92.

Application Deadlines: July 1 for fall semester (August start) and December 1 for spring semester (January start)

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Felician University

Felician University has received several accolades in recent times, including being the number one safest college campus in the state of New Jersey.

  • Felician University is a not-for-profit organization
  • Teaches arts & sciences, business, nursing and education
  • The campus is 12 miles away from the vibrant city of New York
  • Ranked number one safest college campus in New Jersey by niche

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