International Year One in Health Information Management

Introduction

Overview

International Year One in Health Information Management will prepare students to enter their next semester of a bachelor's degree program at Saint Louis University.

Key information

  • A Pathway program provides academic, language and cultural support in order to succeed at a US university.
  • Students are guaranteed progression to an undergraduate degree program through a curriculum consisting of credit-earning courses.
  • Students will benefit from fully integrated classes with both domestic and other international students on campus while learning from highly trained university instructors and tutors.

Fast facts

Class Size

Maximum class size for English language teaching 30

Award

This leads to a bachelor's degree program at SLU.

Why Saint Louis University?

  • The program is offered through SLU's Doisy College of Health Sciences.
  • Students can choose from two- or three-semester Pathway programs.
  • Undergraduate students automatically become members of the Health Information Management Student Organization.
Start Dates August January
Program length 2 Semesters

Entry requirements

Age requirement

16

Academic requirements

Secondary/high school degree or equivalent. 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale.

English language entry requirements

2 Semesters: TOEFL 60-74, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44-49, IELA 162 (154 subscores in reading and writing), TOEFL Essentials 6.5, Duolingo 90-95, ACT 17 (English portion), SAT 480 (EBRW), or Completion of Academic English Level 4 with no grade below C and 2.5 GPA or better

Dates & fees

August 2022 start
(2 Semesters)

Thu 18 August 2022 - Fri 16 December 2022
Thu 12 January 2023 - Fri 19 May 2023

$51,130


January 2023 start
(2 Semesters)

Thu 12 January 2023 - Fri 19 May 2023
Thu 17 August 2023 - Fri 15 December 2023

$51,130


Degree program components

124 credit hour program
29 credit hours apply from Pathway
95 credit hours remaining toward degree

Semester 1

Course title

Credit hours

EAP 1030

Academic Presentation and Speaking Skills

1 Credits

EAP 1020

Academic Reading and Study Skills I

3 Credits

EAP 1000

Academic Writing and Editing Skills I

3 Credits

MATH 1200

College Algebra or Higher

3 Credits

EAP 1010

Recitation Lab

1 Credits

THEO 1000

Theological Foundations

3 Credits

UNIV 1010

University 101: Enhancing First-Year Success

1 Credits

Semester 2

Course title

Credit hours

EAP 1220

Academic Reading and Study Skills II

3 Credits

EAP 1200

Academic Writing and Editing Skills II

3 Credits

Elective

3 Credits

FPA 1000

Introduction to Arts

3 Credits

HIM 1100

Introduction to Health Information Management

1 Credits

EAP 1010

Recitation Lab

1 Credits

Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Health Information Management-B.S.

Minimum 2.5 cumulative SLU GPA

Successful Completion of Pathway Portfolio

Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades.


Start Dates August January
Program length 2 Semesters

Entry requirements

Age requirement

16

Academic requirements

Secondary/high school degree or equivalent. 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale.

English language entry requirements

2 Semesters: TOEFL 60-74, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44-49, IELA 162 (154 subscores in reading and writing), TOEFL Essentials 6.5, Duolingo 90-95, ACT 17 (English portion), SAT 480 (EBRW), or Completion of Academic English Level 4 with no grade below C and 2.5 GPA or better

Dates & fees

August 2023 start
(2 Semesters)

Thu 17 August 2023 - Fri 15 December 2023
Thu 11 January 2024 - Fri 17 May 2024


January 2024 start
(2 Semesters)

Thu 11 January 2024 - Fri 17 May 2024
Thu 15 August 2024 - Fri 13 December 2024


Progression

P
 =  Placement option available
A
 =  Study abroad option available

Degree subject

Final level %

English level %

Additional requirements

Health Information Management-B.S.

Minimum 2.5 cumulative SLU GPA

Successful Completion of Pathway Portfolio

Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades.