Faculty: Adrianne Bolden, Ruth Leroy, Barbara Price .
The Department of Health Information Administration (HIA) offers a 68-hour post-baccalaureate
certificate in Health Information Administration. Students following the program may
prepare for employment in hospitals, clinics, health agencies, health information
systems, medical research programs or any other health-related organization. Completers
are eligible to write the national certification examination administered by the American
Health Information Management Association. Upon successful completion of this examination,
completers are awarded the credentials of Registered Health Information Administrator
The Health Information Administration program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation
for Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIIM).
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Health Information Administration
- An earned bachelor’s degree in any field from a regionally accredited college or university.
- Completion of the following prerequisites or their equivalents with a grade of at
least C in all courses and a GPA of 3.0: BIOL 1080/108, ZOOL 2050/250, PSLY 2040/204,
MATH 1600/210, ENG 2790/279, HIA 1000/107, and MGMT 3600/260.
- Completed application and three letters of recommendation.
Completion of 68 credit hours of upper level professional courses with a GPA of 3.0
as follows: HIA 3000/200, 3010/201, 3100/204, 3100/205, 3200/207, 3300/209, 3400/210,
3500/211, 3600/212, 3700/213, 3800/214, 3900/216, 3910/217, 4000/307, 4100/308, 4200/309,
4300/311, 4400/312, 4500/313, 4600/314, and 4700/315.
Students may transfer in professional level courses if they have not been a part of
their bachelor degree study. The certificate must be completed within five years.