Requirements for Admission: Students are eligible for admission to the professional program only in the fall term of the junior year after completion of the prerequisites with a minimum of 60 semester hours, exclusive of physical education.

All candidates must satisfy the following requirements:

  • have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.6 (A=4.0),
  • have a minimum grade of C in each course in the UAB/Program Core Curriculum and in the HIM Core Curriculum,
  • be accepted by the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and
  • if accepted, complete the UAB medical history questionnaire and physical, provide proof of required immunizations, and receive satisfactory screening by the UAB Medical Center Student Health Service.

Application Procedure: The following materials must be submitted.

To the UAB Undergraduate Admissions Office:

  • completed UAB undergraduate application form, indicating pre-health information management as the major, and application fee, if applicable (if enrolled at UAB in another major, complete a Change of School/Major Request indicating pre-health information management as the major; form available from the Office of Registration and Academic Records), and
  • official transcripts from each college or university attended.

To the Health Information Management Program Office, School of Health Professions:

  • current transcript
  • completed application to the professional phase of the program (form available from the program office or  click here)
  • Email or mail this completed application to:

Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management Program

1705 University Boulevard, School of Health Professions Building, Room 580A

Birmingham, Alabama, 35294-1212

Telephone:  (205) 934-4599

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