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Degrees   &   Programs

Montana Tech's degree is the first undergraduate program in Health Care Informatics in the United States and offers both Associate of Applied Science and Bachelor of Science levels.  Additionally, we offer a graduate certificate, a Health Informatics Technology certificate, and a minor.

Health Care Informatics Graduate Certificate Program

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Bachelor of Science

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Health Informatics Technology Certificate

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HCI Minor

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Suggested Course Plan - Health Care Informatics
Freshman Fall Semester
CHMY 121 Intro to Chemistry 3
HIT 101 Intro to Health Care Informatics 3
BGEN 105 Intro to Business 3
M 121 College Algebra 3
PSYX 100 Intro to Psychology 3
Total 15
Freshman Spring Semester
AHMS 144 Medical Terminology 3
WRIT 101 College Writing I 3
HIT 260 Workflow Process and Redsign 3
SOCI 101 Intro to Sociology 3
CAPP 158 MS Access 3
Total 15
Sophomore Fall Semester
BIOH 201 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4
HEE 215 Health Care Facility Procedures 3
HIT 230 Overview of Health Care Information Systems 4
CSCI 110 Programming with Visual Basic I 3
CSCI 110 Programming with Visual Basic I Lab 0
HCI 4946 Health Care Informatics Seminar 2
Total 16
Sophomore Spring Semester
BIOH 211 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4
BUS/CS 3xxx Business or CS Elective 3
CAPP 156 MS Excel 3
HCI 316 Health Care Ethics & Regulations 3
COMX 230 Presenting Technical Information 3
COMX 230 Presenting Technical Information Lab 0
Total 16
*Optional Exit Point with Associate of Applied Science - 62 Credits*
Junior Fall Semester
HSS xxxx Humanities Elective (Suggest ECNS 230 - Principles of Micro & Macro) 3
HCI 310 Health Care Delivery in the US I 3
HCI 320 Information Systems Security 3
STAT 131 Introduction to Biostatistics 3
HIT 265 Electronic Health Record (EHR) in Medical Practice 3
Total
15
Junior Spring Semester
BUS/CS 3xxx Business or Computer Science Elective 3
HCI 312 Health Care Delivery in the US II 3
COMX 317 Interpersonal Communication Theory & Practice 3
STAT 435 Statistical Computing & Exploratory Data Analysis 3
WRIT 322W Advanced Business Writing 3
Total
15
Senior Fall Semester
BUS/CS 3xxx Business or Computer Science Elective 3
CSCI 321 Systems Design Process 3
CSCI 347 Data Mining 3
HCI 420 Public Health Informatics 3
Total
12
Senior Spring Semester
HCI 4106 Project & Systems Management 4
HCI 4306 Health Care Informatics Practicum 6
HCI 4916 Health Care Informatics Internship 6
Total
16

For the Bachelor of Science degree, students may focus in either Computer Science or Business:

In the CS focus, students need:

  • CSCI 310 Advanced Visual Basic
  • BMGT 335W Management & Organization

Computer Science Minor option available

Business Minor option available

HCI Minor option available