Admission

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Enteringfreshmen and transfer students must meet the general admission requirements of the university and successfully complete the required university examinations and courses in English, mathematics and reading. The mathematics examination might be waived for students who have completed college algebra and a basic course in statistics at an accredited institution. The department will accept only prerequisite courses and courses in the major in which students have earned a grade of C or higher.

Admission to the professional program is based on the following requirements and acceptance by the department admissions committee. All students must complete the prerequisites specified in the current curriculum pattern, with a grade of C or higher, and have a GPA of 2.5 or better (on a 4.0 scale).

To be considered for admission into the BS program, the following documents must be submitted directly to the department:

• A completed application form;

• An essay explaining the motivation for pursuing health information administration and intended career goals;

• Three recommendations completed on the College of Health Sciences forms, mailed directly to the HIA Department by the evaluators; and

• A personal interview

Applications and supporting documents should be received in the Department of Health Information Administration by March 31, to be considered for fall admission to the professional program. Applicants will be advised by mail of their admission status by or before June 15. If all openings are not filled, applications will continue to be accepted until
July 1.

Admission to the post-baccalaureateprogram is based on the following requirements, and acceptance by the graduate school and the health information administration program. All students must complete the prerequisites, as specified in the current curriculum pattern, with a grade of C or higher, and must have a GPA of 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale).

In addition, the following documents must be submitted directly to the department:

• A completed application;

• An essay explaining the reasons for pursuing health information administration and intended career goals;

• Three recommendations completed on the College of Health Sciences forms, mailed directly to the HIA department by the evaluators; and

• A personal Interview

Applications and supporting documents should be received in the Department of Health Information Administration by March 31 to be considered for fall admission to the professional program. Applicants will be advised by mail of their admission status by or before June 15. If all openings are not filled, applications will continue to be accepted until
July 1. Please click on the Graduate School link for Graduate Admission information.

Undergraduate Admission Application Link