Eligibility and Requirements

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

  1. 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.

  2. 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. In addition, student transcripts must document an individual course grade of no less than "C" on each biology, chemistry, and math prerequisite course.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Background Check
    The Joint Commission requires all incoming students to pay for a background check. This one-time fee must be paid 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.


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: Feb 06, 2014

Prospective Students:

The priority deadline to apply to this program is February 1. Applications for next year's class will be available here Sept. 1.

Students begin class in this program in fall semester.

More about this program:

Eligibility and requirements

Prerequisites

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Tuition and Fees

Curriculum

Frequently Asked Questions

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 see the KU Undergraduate Advising Center at (785) 864-2834 or visit Strong Hall Room 132.

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