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Eligibility and Admission Requirements

The following items are required to be considered for admission into KU's health information management program.


Prerequisite Courses

Prior to entering the program, students must complete two (2) years of undergraduate college course work with a total of 60 semester credit hours. Please see the complete list of prerequisite courses for details. No grade lower than a "C" is accepted in any prerequisite course.


Grade Point Average

An overall grade point average of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) for college course work is required to be eligible to apply.


Windows 10 Laptop

Students in this program are required to have a computer that meets the minimum software and hardware requirements. Students are responsible for all costs associated with their computer including software, hardware, support, updates, and maintenance.


Technical Standards

All individuals admitted to the program will be asked to verify that they can meet the technical standards with or without accommodation(s). Applicants who disclose a disability are considered for admission if they are otherwise qualified.


Background Check

The Joint Commission requires all incoming students to submit for and provide the school with the results of a current background check. This one-time fee must be paid by the student directly to the company performing the background investigation.

Students will be asked to provide information and make payment once officially accepted into the program. For more information, please see the School of Health Professions background check instructions.


International Students

An applicant is considered an international student if he or she requires a visa, or currently resides in the U.S. with non-immigrant status, or currently resides in the U.S. while applying for permanent residency. Additional requirements and documentation, such as proof of English language proficiency, are required for international students to become eligible for KU programs. Please review the information for international students before applying.


The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University's programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access, IOA@ku.edu, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785) 864-6414, 711 TTY.

Last modified: Jul 14, 2020

Prospective Students
The priority deadline to apply to this program is February 1. Applications may be accepted after the deadline based on space available in the next class.


More about this program:
Program overview
Eligibility and requirements
Prerequisites
Apply online
Tuition and fees
Curriculum
KU Core Courses PDF document
FAQ

Advising

We're here to answer your questions and help you prepare for a rewarding career in health information management. Advising for prospective students is available Monday-Friday by appointment. Please email him@kumc.edu for scheduling.

For advising on the Lawrence campus, please contact Robin Merritt at the KU Undergraduate Advising Center or visit third floor Summerfield Hall.

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