Health Informatics (B.A.)
Earn the skills needed to design, develop, and manage health information systems by combining concepts in healthcare, information technology, and leadership.
In South Carolina today, the need for skilled, multidisciplinary information management professionals is 10 times higher than the number of graduates being produced. Upstate’s Information and Management Systems program is designed to meet that demand and position you for success immediately upon graduating.
The curriculum for health informatics integrates an understanding of health information management (HIM), computer technology, information management, information processing technology, communications, information resources administration, and the management of health information systems. The program provides graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to design, develop, and manage health information systems by combining concepts in healthcare, information technology, and leadership.
A Dynamic Study of How to Manage Information and Positively Impact Your Organization’s Bottom Line.
At every company and organization, information—and the effective management of it—is the lifeblood of success. As a student in this program, you’ll explore how information is generated, acquired, stored, retrieved, organized, managed, processed, and used to benefit organizations and move them ahead to achieving their mission.
The program offers an interdisciplinary curriculum that also includes a focus on areas related to health information management as a way to open expanded opportunities to graduates looking to take advantage of the rapidly increasing need for information management professionals in the healthcare industry.