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Admission to the program is competitive; therefore, completion of the corequisites does not guarantee admission to the program.
Criteria Used for Selection of Class
Students may apply for admission to the Health Information Technology Program after qualifying for regular admission to Indiana University. Admission to the program is based upon each applicant's high school and / or college grade point average, SAT scores, and a personal interview.
30 students each fall semester.
In addition to the College of Health and Human Services admission policies and procedures found at the beginning of the bulletin, the following admission policies apply to the Health Information Technology Program at IU Northwest.
April 1 of the year of anticipated entry.
Total Number of Prerequisite Credit Hours
This is a direct high school entry program. It is possible to begin this program after high school.
Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average
C (2.0 on a 4.0 scale). Grades from remedial courses are not figured into the cumulative grade point average.
Distribution of Credit Hours in Specific Areas
Students must complete 24 credit hours in liberal arts as part of the degree requirements.
Limitations of Course Work
Remedial courses may not be counted as credit hours toward a degree. Courses completed in the former Division of General and Technical Studies do not count toward a degree.
Minimum Specific Grade Point Average
The program computes a selected course grade point average based on courses the student may have taken that are required by the program. Grades from remedial course are not included.
All qualified applicants must participate in an interview.
Students must meet the list of essential abilities (technical standards) for admission to the program. The list of essential abilities is mailed to all program applicants.