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Admission Information

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements 

The University awards the Bachelor of Science degree with a Major in Health Information Management Systems. Students may declare HIMS as a major during their freshman year. The Health Information Management Systems program requires students to meet the following requirements:  

  • Interview (virtual or face-to-face) with the program director. 
  • A minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale is required for consideration.  
  • Only grades of C or better from all General Education and Natural Science courses listed in the program will be accepted to the HIMS program.  
  • A letter of recommendation.  
  • Students must be in good standing academically.  

Students must have a grade of C or better in courses listed in the HIMS program curriculum to remain in the program.