What will I learn?

The health information management field is a diverse and continually evolving field that incorporates medicine, management, finance, information technology and law into one dynamic career path. The focus of the program includes the management of information, people and operational units, including budget preparation and administration of computerized health information systems.

The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management program prepares HIM professionals with the skills and competencies needed for success in health data management, computer information systems and administrative and clinical work flow. In addition, graduates are equipped to manage components of health information systems consistent with the medical, administrative, ethical, legal, accreditation and regulatory requirements of the health care delivery system.

Which department am I in?

College of Health and Human Services

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$27,687.00 per year
Start date

18 January 2022


College of Health and Human Services

Academic Complex 208,



42101, United States

Online/Distance (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$16,200.00 per year
USD $540 per credit hour
Application deadline

1 April 2022

Start date

18 January 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants are required to have successful completion of high school. Should have at least a 3.0 GPA overall and at least a 3.2 GPA in the selected Geoscience major, with a minimum of 45 earned hours

For international students

Applicants are required to have successful completion of high school with 2.5 GPA

English proficiency requirements (one of the following):

TOEFL IBT – 71; IELTS – 6.0; ELS – Level 109 PTE Academic – 52

We have rolling admission, which means we can admit students to WKU close to the start of each semester; however, we recommend that students apply at least two months before the start of their semester to ensure they have enough time to receive an I-20, student visa, housing, and scholarship information.

Application Deadline: Fall: April 1; Spring: September 1

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