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Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology

Health Information Technology

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Major

  • Regionals
  • Major
  • On Campus
  • Online

Healthcare Technology Improves Lives

Health Information Technology emphasizes the technology, analytics, and processes used by healthcare providers and related organizations. The program was designed together with healthcare professionals and direct the flow of information between the clinical, administrative, and financial systems in the healthcare industry, as well as general principles of information technology. Employers seek new hires who understand the unique intersection of healthcare, technology, and the data analytics that support decision making in this rapidly growing field.

CONTACT INFO

Department of Computer and Information Technology

Mosler Hall 301

1601 University Blvd., Hamilton, OH 45011

hitinfo@MiamiOH.edu

513-785-3132

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Program can be completed online.

Curriculum and Courses

Employers seek new hires who understand the unique intersection of healthcare, technology, and the data analytics that support decision making in this rapidly growing field. We offer a broad technology education that includes Database Design, Web Development, Human-Computer Interaction, and Technology Ethics. Additionally, students learn how to analyze technology support systems and data to help healthcare providers make better decisions. The program was designed with healthcare professionals to help students understand how to direct the flow of information between the clinical, administrative, and financial systems in the healthcare industry.

  • BIO 161 Principles of Human Physiology
  • CIT 231 Healthcare Information Technology Around the World
  • CIT 331 Healthcare Workflow and Process Improvement
  • CIT 338 Business Intelligence Tools
  • CIT 431 Health Information Technology I

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Course Catalog

Career Options

Graduates with the HIT degree are qualified for careers as a business or systems analyst; data analytics; medical device integration specialist; security analyst for clinical applications; software optimizer; and technical support specialist. Graduates often seek advanced degrees in related areas.

Testimonials

  • “Today, demand for HIT is very high and there is lots of growth potential. As an HIT engineer, I get to see both sides – the technical innovation and the human interaction. I can see that my work is making treatment for patients better.”

    Brad Mueller '15

Facts and Stats

Your college experience here will be one of the most exciting times of your life. To make sure of this, we’ll provide you with a powerful support system.

  • Top 5 of Ohio’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs

    U.S. News & World Report

  • 98.4% of 2021-2022 bachelor's degree graduates were employed, furthering their education, serving in the military or a service program

    Miami University Data

  • 18:1 Student to faculty ratio

    Miami University Data

Admission Requirements

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