HealthCare Informatics

Bachelor of Applied Science Degree

Center for Health & Natural Sciences at Lowry
CCD.edu

HEALTHCARE INFORMATICS 

The Health Care Informatics Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree is an interdisciplinary academic program that combines concepts in healthcare administration, information technology (IT), healthcare data analytics, Electronic Healthcare Records (EHR), performance enhancements, and organizational leadership, with real-world assignments to prepare students for a dynamic career in the field of health informatics. Graduates from this degree can pursue careers in fields such as hospital systems, private clinics, public health organizations, pharmaceutical companies, insurance companies, and private healthcare technology corporations. 


The Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Health Care Informatics offers a flexible upper level 60-credit-hour degree designed specifically for students who have earned an associate degree from a regionally accredited institution in health sciences, computer technology, business, or other related field.


The program will be primarily delivered on line, but it may include other delivery methods including traditional and hybrid. 

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
HCI 3000 Health Care Systems and Organizations 3
CIS 2040 Database Design and Development 3
CSC 1019 Introduction to Programming 3
BIO 1016 Introduction to Human Disease: GT-SC2 3
ENG 1031 Technical Writing I: GT-CO1 3
 Subtotal15
Second Semester
HCI 3005 Healthcare Coding and Records 3
HCI 3010 Healthcare Information Technology and Electronic Health Records 3
HCI 3011 Health Information Systems Management 3
MAT 1260 Intro to Statistics: GT-MA1 3
HPR 3001 Communication in Health Care 3
 Subtotal15
Third Semester
HCI 4000 Epidemiology and Biostatistics 4
HCI 4005 Programming for Health Informatics 3
HCI 4006 Analytics for Healthcare 3
HCI 4015 Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Informatics 3
HPR 4011 Leadership and Management in Health Professions 3
 Subtotal16
Fourth Semester
HCI 4030 Research Methodology in Healthcare 3
HCI 4025 Project Management for Technology in Healthcare 3
HCI 4020 Healthcare Quality Management 3
HCI 4080 Internship 3
HCI 4089 Capstone 2
 Subtotal14
 Total Credits60