Health Information Technology- Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

For information, contact the CIT Department Office on the Hamilton campus at 301 Mosler Hall, 513-785-3132.

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a major in Health Information Technology addresses the technology and processes used by health care providers and related organizations. The program includes instruction in the technology used to acquire and direct the flow of information between the clinical, administrative, and financial systems in the healthcare industry as well as general principles of information technology. Students who complete the program will obtain a strong background in technology including database, problem-solving, systems analysis, and project management skills as well as a foundation in the culture of the healthcare system. This program prepares students for graduate studies and/or jobs that integrate healthcare and technology in the evolving U.S. healthcare system. Students who graduate from this program will have a strong skill set that includes data analytics. data visualization, and agile practices including ICAgile professional certification(s).

Curriculum Requirements

Students must earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 for all program requirements.

Program Requirements

(98 Semester hours)

Core Courses
BIO 161Principles of Human Physiology4
BIO 232Human Heredity3
BIO 325Pathophysiology4
CIT 101Computing Skills (S) 11
CIT 168Information Technology Tools and Techniques for Organizations4
CIT 201Advanced Spreadsheets and Analytics3
CIT 205Agile Launchpad I (ICAgile)3
CIT 214Database Design and Development3
CIT 231Healthcare Information Technology Around the World3
CIT 258Introduction to Global Cybersecurity3
CIT/CSE 262Technology, Ethics, and Global Society3
CIT 268Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction3
CIT 273Web Application Development3
CIT 331Healthcare Workflow and Process Improvement3
CIT 338Business Intelligence Tools3
CIT 348Information Management and Retrieval3
CIT 357Current Practices in Information Technology3
CIT 376IT for Organizations3
CIT 431Health Information Technology I3
CIT 448Global and Strategic Issues in Information Technology3
CMR 224Medical Terminology3
CSE 163Introduction to Computer Concepts and Programming3
ENG 111Composition and Rhetoric3
EGS 215Workplace Writing3
or EGS 305 Integrative Writing in Global Contexts
ENG 313Technical Writing3
or EGS 215 Workplace Writing
MTH 122College Algebra (or higher)3
NSG 321U. S. Health Care System and Culture3
STA 261Statistics3-4
or STA 301 Applied Statistics
or STA 125 Introduction to Business Statistics
STC 135Principles of Public Speaking3
or STC 136 Introduction to Interpersonal Communication
Senior Capstone
CIT 468Health Information Technology Project Lifecycle4
Technical Electives
Select 6 hours of the following: 26
Fundamentals of DevOps [ICAgile]
Contemporary Programming Languages
Advanced Topics in Programming
Special Topics in Computer and Information Technology
Enterprise Network Infrastructure
Enterprise Server Installation and Configuration
Designing and Deploying Secure Enterprise Networks
Agile: Business Value Analysis (ICAgile)
Agile: Project Management (ICAgile)
Information Technology Assurance and Security
Health Information Technology II
Introduction to C/C++ Programming
Fundamentals of Programming and Problem Solving
Object-Oriented Programming
Data Abstraction and Data Structures
Data Communication and Networks
Total Credit Hours98-99

Students must take CIT 101S Computing Skills: Spreadsheets.


May not select courses used to meet other program requirements.  Other technical electives must be pre-approved.