The minor in Health Information Technology introduces students, in a non-technical context, to the utilization of health information management in the professional arena of health care management and policy. Students will examine the current and projected role of health information management in the delivery of health care and development of health policy and apply this information in a practical research endeavor.

Policies

At least 12 credits must be unique to the minor and cannot be used to fulfill the program of study requirements of the student’s major, concentration, undergraduate certificate, or another minor. Students should be familiar with university-wide requirements for minors described in AP.5.3.4 Minors.

Banner Code: HIT

Minor Requirements

Total credits: 18

Required Courses

HAP 301Health Care Delivery in the United States3
HAP 360Introduction to Health Information Systems3
HAP 361Health Databases3
or IT 214 Database Fundamentals
HAP 459Health Data Standards and Interoperability3
Total Credits12

Electives

Select two from the following:6
Public Health Informatics
Electronic Health Data in Process Improvement
Mobile Health
Information Technology Project Management
Internet and Web Technology Applications for Healthcare
Electronic Health Record Configuration and Data Analysis
Advanced Information Technology Project Management
Total Credits6