BS In Informatics Healthcare Informatics At Liberty University
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Combine Two Growing Fields with Our B.S. in Informatics – Healthcare Informatics Degree

In the field of healthcare, information technology is revolutionizing how hospital professionals manage and utilize data to improve patient care. The need for healthcare information technicians is expected to grow 13 percent by 2026, which is faster than most career fields.* For those who love technology and working with computers, there is no better time than now to pursue a degree that can get you into this career field.

If you are looking to become part of this growing field, Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Informatics – Healthcare Informatics will help you get there. Our experienced professors, grounded in their Christian faith, will prepare you for a rewarding career combining information technology and healthcare. You will learn about information systems, databases, and information technology security as well as the medical coding system used in the United States to identify medical procedures and information. The training you get will help you serve patients as you serve God and ensure that your career is both financially rewarding and spiritually fulfilling.

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, (visited October 25, 2020). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.


Why Choose Liberty’s Bachelor’s Degree in Informatics – Healthcare Informatics?

A bachelor’s degree in healthcare informatics from Liberty University will help you enter a career field that is both stable and expanding. Our experienced professors will train you in the skills and knowledge you need to manage and safeguard patient information. You can look forward to receiving hands-on training with our state-of-the-art information technology equipment.

During your time with us, you can look into joining some of the student organizations we have on campus! You can meet other like-minded individuals and have more opportunities to hone your skills with special events and competitions. Student organizations are a great chance to make connections for future career opportunities.

Another way you can make the most of your degree is through our Business Internship Program. As one of the largest Christian universities in the nation, we have the resources to help you find an internship with companies and government organizations all around the country. This is an excellent opportunity to get the work experience you need in a professional setting. Working alongside professionals in the field, you can learn things not taught in class and turn your classroom knowledge into real-life experience.


What Will You Learn in Our B.S. in Informatics – Healthcare Informatics Program?

Liberty University’s B.S. in Healthcare Informatics provides advanced training in the use of information technology in the healthcare field. From IT experts, you will learn about database management systems, web architecture, and system development. Since your interest also extends into the healthcare field, you will study medical terminology through a course given by a healthcare professional. As you will be working with many healthcare professionals, you’ll need to feel comfortable using their medical language. Our healthcare informatics courses will cover everything from pharmacology to the coding and classification systems used in the healthcare industry.

Throughout this degree, you will explore the overall planning and development process of a healthcare enterprise system. How to implement, maintain and update such a system will be covered so that you have the tools you need to be successful in the healthcare informatics field.

Download and review our healthcare informatics Degree Completion Plan.

Featured Courses

INFO 310 – Foundations of Pharmacology

INFO 320 – Healthcare Informatics

INFO 321 – Healthcare Coding and Classification

INFO 410 – Healthcare Enterprise Systems

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Our Healthcare Informatics Bachelor’s Degree Information

Career Opportunities for Our B.S. in Informatics – Healthcare Informatics Graduates

  • Clinical informatics specialist
  • Director of clinical informatics
  • Health information systems manager
  • Healthcare project manager
  • Informatics systems analyst

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • SAT, ACT, or CLT scores (Liberty University is offering test-optional admission for Spring, Summer, and Fall 2021 applicants)
  • Admission essay

 *Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.

Highlights of Our Bachelor’s in Informatics- Healthcare Informatics Degree Program

  • Our School of Business has its own 78,000 square foot building with computer labs, a networking and data center, student and faculty common areas, and modern classrooms outfitted with the latest technology.
  • We have industry experts teaching you on the different aspects of this healthcare informatics degree. Healthcare professionals will teach you about medical information, and IT professionals will teach you about information technology.
  • Like Liberty’s entire faculty, our professors care about the success and outcomes of each student.
  • You have the opportunity to train and graduate with a variety of certificates such as Microsoft, SAP, Cisco, etc.

Bachelor Of Science In Informatics Healthcare Informatics Degree Program