Augusta University offers a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Health Information Administration. This program prepare graduates for informatics-related roles in the health care delivery system.

Bachelor of Science in Health Information Administration (BS-HIA)

This is a four-year 2+2 program. Students complete two years of core curriculum prerequisites in liberal arts and sciences courses, then transfer to Augusta University College of Allied Health Sciences for two years of online or traditional classroom specialty education in health information administration. Students begin the program in the fall semester of their junior year.

To apply

Fax or email your college transcripts (they need not be official) to:

Lori Prince, Program Director
706-721-6067 Fax

After your application is complete in the Augusta University Office of Admissions, it will be sent to our department for committee review. The sooner you apply, the quicker we can give you an admissions decision.

The expanding role of the HIA profession

HIA professionals work in a growing diversification of settings in addition to the traditional hospital environment. They may be employed as:

  • clinical data specialist 
  • patient information coordinator 
  • data quality manager 
  • information security manager 
  • data resource administrator or researcher
  • decision support specialist


More than half of new grads with a bachelor's degree have starting salaries in the $30-50,000 range. Within five years, many are earning salaries up to $75,000.

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