Current UW Students


Current UW students interested in applying to the Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics & Health Information Management program only need to apply to the HIHIM major.

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Completed a minimum of 90 quarter credits by May 1 of the year you plan to apply
  • Earned a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher in all college-level courses
  • Earned a grade of 2.0 or higher in each prerequisite course and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher for all prerequisite courses

Prerequisite Courses

Applicants to the HIHIM major must complete prerequisite courses in three subjects:

  • statistics (4–5 credits)
  • human anatomy and physiology (with lab preferred; 6 credits)
  • medical terminology (3–5 credits)

Applicants who have completed all prerequisites by the time they apply will have priority in the admissions process. Find out which classes qualify as prerequisites for statistics, human anatomy and physiology and medical terminology.

How to Apply

We recommend that you begin preparing your application early. All materials must be submitted by the application deadline.

To apply to the HIHIM program, submit the following:

  • HIHIM application form
  • One official transcript from each college or university previously attended
  • Statement of purpose (max. 500 words) that describes why you're interested in this program for your professional future, including two or three ways you see the program helping you achieve your career goals
  • Resume that highlights your relevant work or volunteer experience

Send the HIHIM application form, transcripts, statement of purpose and resume by priority mail to:

Health Informatics & Health Information Management
4333 Brooklyn Ave NE
Box 359455
Seattle, WA 98195-9455