Health Information Management Application Packet
To apply for the Health Information Management programs, students must:
I. Complete all the components of the Texas State Initiative college entrance exam (also known as
THEA, COMPASS, Accuplacer) and includes reading, writing, and math scores (For associate degree only).
II. Complete the prerequisite courses of:
HITT 1205 Medical Terminology
BCIS 1305 or BCIS 1405 (computer application course of 3-4 hours)
Human Anatomy and Physiology: Accepted courses: BIOL 2401 and BIOL 2402 OR BIOL 2404III. Complete the online application to Midland College at
IV. Send in completed HIM program application to the HIM program office once enrolled in the final prerequisite course for program entry.
• CLICK HERE to download HIM Program application.
V. Request all official transcripts from previous colleges sent to the ADMISSIONS office for review. Note on your application the date your transcripts were requested.
Applications are accepted each semester for the following semester. Students should submit application when the prerequisite courses are completed, or will be completed in the semester enrolled. Example, students should submit application mid-term in spring for acceptance into the Summer session.
Clinical Experience Requirements
Students will be required to have a TB titer, current immunizations including tetanus, liability insurance, and a drug screen prior to Clinical I, Clinical II or Coding Clinical.
TSI exemption for certificates
The TSI requirement is not required for certificates except for coding/billing certificate due to the BIOL 2404 requirement (new beginning Fall 2014). If a student wants to pursue the Associate degree once completing a certificate, the student must complete all TSI requirements prior to taking associate only classes.
Health Data Coordinator/Health Data Specialist Certificates
TSI requirements are not required for these NEW certificates. Students should complete and submit the HIM application and college admission application prior to their first semester of enrollment as classes may be blocked from students who are not accepted into the HIM program.
Meningitis Vaccination exemption
Student must receive the vaccine at least 10 days prior to the first day of class. See exceptions to college policy in the catalog.
Mail completed packet to:
3600 N. Garfield – DFHS Building Room 228
Midland, TX 79705
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