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Texas State University (TXST) has offered degrees in health information since 1976 and continues to add new programs to facilitate student and faculty research and address evolving workforce needs. Health Informatics integrates health sciences, information science, computing, and data analytics to assist healthcare professionals to organize, protect, analyze, and apply health information to improve clinical decisions and patient outcomes. The Minor in Health Informatics requires 19 semester credit hours with courses available on campus and 100% online. The minor does not have program accreditation but is designed to complement undergraduate majors including the Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management (BSHIM), BS in Health Sciences, BS in Public Health, and other programs across the university which may have program-level accreditation such as the CAHIIM-accredited BSHIM. TXST is a public, doctoral degree-granting institution with high research activity accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

David Gibbs
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Department of Health Information Management
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Round Rock