Bachelor in Health Informatics

As a graduate of the Bachelor of Health Informatics programs offered by MCM, students will be in a position to use their unique qualifications to influence positive patient outcomes, effective and safe use of innovative technologies, and financial stewardship.

Healthcare technology professionals work with clinicians and other healthcare professionals, including equipment manufacturers and IT specialists; they advise on innovative medical technology planning, purchasing and installation, while ensuring the safe and effective use of medical technologies to enhance patient outcomes and organizational goals. Students from MCM also learn the skills to keep costs manageable and personal information and data secure, which is so critical to the Health Informatics sector.

  • Program Goals
    • Develop Critical Thinking: Enable the student to think critically and analyze issues relating to the implementation of health information
    • Unique Skillset: Strengthen student's skills in applying technology to improve healthcare quality.
    • Develop Ethical Code: Strengthen the student's abilities to make ethical choices and decisions in their role as a healthcare manager
    • Enchance Perspective: Strengthen student's abilities to conduct evidence-based research and evaluate healthcare data
    • Apply Business Analysis Effectively: Enable the student to apply concepts of leadership to the management of health information department and healthcare organizations
    • Refine Leadership Skills: Develop the student's ability to apply best practices in leadership to the management of healthcare organizations
  • Career Prospects
    Become Outstanding… Working in…
    • Healthcare Service Manager
    • Healthcare Administrator
    • Healtcare Information Manager
    • Healthcare Data Archiving
    • Healthcare Data Manager
    • Strategic Information system planner in Healthcare
    • Hospital, clinics and health networks
    • Independent service provider
    • Medical equipment manufacturers
    • Medical laboratories
    • Government department/ agencies and regulatory authorities
    • Work and family programs
    • Government departments/agencies and regulatory authorities
    • Law Firms

Program Structures

  • General Education Requirements
    (30 Credit Hour)
    Course Code Course Description
    1 ENG 101 English I
    2 ENG 102 English II
    3 GEN 104 Arabic
    4 GEN 106 Islamic Culture
    5 GEN 120 Natural Sciences
    6 GEN 110 Mathematics
    7 GEN 130 Sociology
    8 GEN 115 Information Technology
    9 BUS 120 Business Statistics
    10 GEN 103 Critical and Creative Thinking

  • College Requirements Management Core
    (33 Credit Hours)
    Course Code Course Description
    1 ACT205

    Introduction to Accounting

    2 ECO210 Introduction to Economics
    3 FIN 215 Introduction to Finance
    4 MGT 101 Introduction to Management
    5 MKT 201 Introduction to Marketing
    6 BUS210 Business Ethics
    7 BUS212 Business Law
    8 BUS 230 Quantitative Business Analysis
    9 BUS 205 Business Communications
    10 BUS 320 Research Methods
    11 MGT 450 Strategic Management

  • Healthcare Department Requirements
    (18 Credit Hours)
    Course Code Course Description
    1 HLM 190 Medical Terminology
    2 HLH 201 Introduction to Healthcare
    3 HLH 300 Legal and Ethical Considerations in Heathcare
    4 HLH 303 Healthcare Statistics 
    5 HLH310 Public Health
    6 HIM 310 Introduction to Healthcare Informatics
    7 MGT 424 Quality Management in Healthcare

  • Health Informatics Major Requirements
    (36 Credit Hours)
    Course Code Course Description
    1 HLH 220 Anatomy and Physiology I 
    2 HLH 240 Anatomy and Physiology II
    3 HIM 320 Health Information Technology
    4 HLH 330 Pathophysiology
    5 HLH 335 Pharmacology 
    6 HIM 340  Healthcare Data Concepts
    7 HIM 400 ICD-10 Coding
    8 HIM 420 Reimbursement Systems
    9 HIM 440  Internship
    10 HIM 445 CPT Coding
    11 HIM 495 Graduation Project

  • Health Informatics Electives
    (9 Credit Hours)
    Course Code Course Description
    1 HRM 310 Group Dynamics
    2 HLH 327 Healthcare Management I 
    3 MGT 370 Knowledge Management
    4 HLH 400 Cultural Issues in Healthcare
    5 HLH 420 Global Healthcare
    6 HLH 427 Healthcare Management II


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