The Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics and Health Information Management program is a self-sustaining, fee-based program administered by UW Professional & Continuing Education. Instructional, or course, fees are assessed on a per-credit basis and are the same for resident (Washington state) and non-resident students.
Below are estimated course fees based on 2016–2017 rates and are subject to change.
|Cost per credit||$395|
|Total number of credits required||65|
|Estimated total course fees||$25,675|
Note: With the pending curriculum update for the 2016-2017 school year, the total number of credits is expected to rise to 76, increasing the total course fee amount.
In addition to instructional costs, students pay required university fees each quarter, including registration, technology and U-PASS fees. Fees are due at the start of each quarter. Under the Health Sciences Immunization Program, health science students are also required to pay an annual immunization review fee.
Students in fee-based programs can apply for various forms of financial aid to help cover their education costs, including federal financial aid, scholarships and loans. We encourage you to apply early. For more information, visit the fee-based programs page on the Office of Student Financial Aid website.
Students in fee-based programs are not eligible for tuition exemptions or university grants, including the Washington State Tuition Exemption and Husky Promise programs.
The Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards offers information and resources about student scholarship opportunities and also mentors students through the various application processes. Their website has a specific page that offers information about financial aid resources available to transfer students.
Students may also qualify for scholarships offered through professional associations. Check the websites of associations such as the American Health Information Management Association, the Seattle Health Information Management Association and the Washington State Health Information Management Association for details.
We are happy to answer your questions and provide more information about the Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics & Health Information Management program.