Leavenworth, KS (PRWEB) April 09, 2014
The University of Saint Mary is proud to announce its latest online degree program, a Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management. The online degree program can be completed in as little as two years and is designed for industry professionals who have a desire to sit for the RHIA exam and want to take their careers to the next level.
The health information field is projected to see an employment growth of 22 percent within the next decade, according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. USM’s online B.S. in Health Information Management degree program can equip professionals with their HIT credential with the necessary tools and understanding needed for advancement. Under the guidance of Program Chair and HIM expert Dr. Don Kellogg, students partake in an internship tailored to their specific career goals within a curriculum focused on four key areas of study:
“The addition of the Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management degree to our current roster of online programs is a great achievement for the program and the University of Saint Mary. As the health care field continues to evolve and grow, the need for highly trained individuals who understand specialized information technology is paramount,” Dr. Don Kellogg, Program Chair. “The online B.S. in Health Information Management curriculum is specifically crafted for those already working in the field at the technician level who have a desire to transition their careers into management roles within hospitals, consulting firms, research facilities, and public health agencies.”
The University of Saint Mary is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and has been named a “Best Midwestern College” by the Princeton Review since 2005. USM prides itself on ensuring that graduates leave with the decision-making and critical-thinking skills employers want, along with fostering a sense of community.
Discover more about USM’s online Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management. Call 877-307-4915 to speak with an admissions advisor or click here for more information.
About the University of Saint Mary:
The University of Saint Mary is a Catholic, co-educational, applied liberal arts university founded and sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth. The University of Saint Mary is located at 4100 South 4th Street, Leavenworth, Kan., with additional locations in Overland Park and Kansas City, KS. USM also offers online program options. Visit online.stmary.edu for more information.