Degree Programs - Department of Health Information Management

 

Joint Program

Listed below is the recommended sequence of courses for each of the joint programs established with Kean University graduate programs. Upon completion of the undergraduate degree, which includes one or two designated graduate courses, students return to Kean to complete 30 credits required for a master’s degree. Students attending full time are able to complete the requirements for both degrees in less time.

 

All Courses designated BINF and IDST are to be completed at UMDNJ.

 

BSHIM/ MS MIS:

Freshman – Fall Semester

GE 1000 Transition to Kean (1)

ENG 1030 College Composition (3)

MAT 1000 Algebra for College Students (3)

BIO 1000 Principles of Biology (4)

Humanities Elective (3)

Total Credits 14

 

Freshman – Spring Semester

COMM 1402 Speech Communication As Critical Citizenship (3)

HIST 1000 History of Civil Society in America (3)

MATH 1016 Statistics (3)

BIO 2402 Human Physiology and Anatomy (4)

ID 1225 Issues Contemporary Health (3)

Total Credits 16

 

Sophomore – Fall Semester

ENG 2403 World Literature (3)

PSY 1000 General Psychology (3)

Humanities Elective (3)

ECON 1021 Economics II (3)

Concentration Elective (3)

Total Credits 15

 

Sophomore – Spring Semester

MGS 2030 Business Organization and Management (3)

CPS 1231 Fundamental of Comp. Science (4)

Concentration Elective (3)

ACCT 2200 Principles of Acctg. (3)

MGS 2110 Quantitative Methods OR MATH 2400 Calculus I(3)

Total Credits 16        

 

Junior – Fall Semester

BINF 3010 Medical Terminology (3)      

BINF 3411 Disease Pathology I   (3)

BINF 3125 Development & Retention (4)

BINF 3301 Intro to Coding(3)

IDST 3510 Principles of Scientific Inquiry * (3)

Total Credits 16

 

Junior – Spring Semester

IDST 3400 Appl. Comp. In Health Care*   (3)

BINF 3110 Legal Aspects (3)

BINF 3412 Disease Pathology II (3)

BINF 3619 Directed Practice (1) (First 8 weeks)

BINF 3629 HIM Junior Seminar (1) (Last 7 Weeks)

HIM of BINF Elective (3)

Total Credits 14

 

Senior – Fall Semester

BINF 4210 Health Statistics (3)

BINF 5005 Healthcare Info. Systems (3)

BINF 4220 Design/Plan. Guided Research (3)

IDST 4117 Health Services Management* (3)

HIM or BINF Elective (3)

MIS 5102 Management Communications (3) (AT KEAN)

Total Credits (18)

 

Summer

IDST 4116 Health Care Finance & Budgeting* (3)

 

Senior – Spring Semester

IDST 4300 Human Resources Mgmt*(3) (1st 10 Weeks)

BINF 4310 Performance Improvement WE (3) (1st 10 Weeks)

BINF 4525 HIM Senior Seminar (3) (1st 10 Weeks)

BINF 4619 Management Affiliation (4) (Last 5 weeks)

MIS 5XXX MIS Elective (3) (AT KEAN)

Total Credits 17

 

Undergraduate Credits 125

 

Continue with remaining 30 credits of graduate program

Graduate Level Courses- Core Courses

MIS 5100 Management of Information Technologies           3

MIS 5102 Mgmt. Communications    3*

MIS 5516 Project Management          3

MIS 5203 Database Systems 3

MIS 5304 Systems Analysis   3

MIS 5305 MIS Capstone       3

MIS Electives             9*

Selected Area Electives          9*

Total Credits for MSMIS     36

 

* MIS 5102 & One 3 credit elective to be taken to fulfill requirement for BS HIM.


BS HIM/ MA COMM STU:

Freshman – Fall Semester

GE 1000 Transition to Kean (1)

ENG 1030 College Composition (3)

MAT 1000 Algebra for College Students (3)

BIO 1000 Principles of Biology (4)

PSY 1000 General Psychology (3)

Humanities Elective (3)

Total Credits 17

 

Freshman – Spring Semester

COMM 1402 Speech Communication As Critical Citizenship (3)

HIST 1000 History of Civil Society in America (3)

MATH 1016 Statistics (3)

BIO 2402 Human Physiology and Anatomy (4)

ID 1225 Issues Contemporary Health (3)

Total Credits 16

 

Sophomore – Fall Semester

ENG 2403 World Literature (3)

Humanities Elective (3)

COMM 2405 Publ. Speaking (3)

Free Elective (3)

ENG 3090 Business and Professional Writing (3)

Total Credits 15

 

Sophomore – Spring Semester

MGS 2030 Business Organization and Management (3)

ID 2415 Group Comm. (3)

COMM 2425 Comm Pers to Pers (3)

ACCT 2200 Principles of Acctg. (3)

Total Credits 12

 

Junior – Fall Semester

BINF 3010 Medical Terminology (3)      

BINF 3411 Disease Pathology I   (3)

BINF 3125 Development & Retention (4)

BINF 3301 Intro to Coding(3)

IDST 3510 Principles of Scientific Inquiry * (3)

Total Credits 16

 

Junior – Spring Semester

IDST 3400 Appl. Comp. In Health Care*   (3)

BINF 3110 Legal Aspects (3)

BINF 3412 Disease Pathology II (3)

BINF 3619 Directed Practice (1) (First 8 weeks)

BINF 3629 HIM Junior Seminar (1) (Last 7 Weeks)

HIM of BINF Elective (3)

Total Credits 14

 

Senior – Fall Semester

BINF 4210 Health Statistics (3)

BINF 5005 Healthcare Info. Systems (3)

BINF 4220 Design/Plan. Guided Research (3)

IDST 4117 Health Services Management* (3)

HIM or BINF Elective (3)

COMM 5XXX Comm Elective (3) (AT KEAN)

Total Credits 18

 

Summer

IDST 4116 Health Care Finance & Budgeting* (3)

 

Senior – Spring Semester

IDST 4300 Human Resources Mgmt*(3) (1st 10 Weeks)

BINF 4310 Performance Improvement WE (3) (1st 10 Weeks)

BINF 4525 HIM Senior Seminar (3) (1st 10 Weeks)

BINF 4619 Management Affiliation (4) (Last 5 weeks)

 

Undergraduate Credits 124

 

Continue with remaining 30 credits of graduate program

Graduate Level Courses-Core Courses

COMM 5004 Org. Comm. Theory     3

COMM 5006 Cultural Comm. In Organization         3

COMM 5002 Quant. Research Meth.            3

COMM 5005 Interp. Research Meth. 3

COMM Electives        15*

COMM 5018 or Elective for non-thesis option          3

COMM 5019 or Elective for non-thesis option          3

Total Credits for MS COMM Studies         33

 

*One 3 credit Comm. Elective to be taken toward requirement for BS HIM

CHAIRPERSON:
BARBARA MANGER

Department of Health Information Management
UMDNJ SSB 358
Department of Health Informatics:
973-972-6499
Health Information Management Program:
973-972-4356
Enrollment Services:
973-973-5454
mangerbj@umdnj.edu
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Health Information Management Program:
908-737-3450
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