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BSHIM Degree / Post-Bac Completion Program Application

Health Information Management Department Texas State University PLEASE NOTE: Application to Texas State University is also required for all HIM Programs. All information must be completed as indicated.

Application for Fall 2020 entry into BSHIM Degree program

I am applying for admission to the BSHIM Degree/Post-Bac Completion Program. Please identify the degree track for which you qualify. *
The BSHIM Degree is delivered in the traditional classroom setting on the San Marcos campus and via the online format. Please indicate for which you are applying. *

Are you attending college now? *
Did you complete 2 years of the same foreign language in high school? *

Are you an RHIT? *


Answer these questions in your own words. Your responses will be evaluated according to how clearly you express your own thoughts and your understanding of the health information management profession.

1-2 paragraphs for each question should provide a sufficient response.


ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY to Texas State University HIM Program. Please read and check each item below to indicate your understanding of eligibility requirements for the HIM Program. *

Admission Application Checklist

It is the APPLICANT’S RESPONSIBILITY to verify that his/her file is complete.

HIM Department: Encino Hall, Room 310B, phone 512 245-8242 for questions

• Documents to be submitted for complete application:
______  HIM application form submitted
______  Official transcripts from all colleges attended


NOTE: Your transcripts and reference forms should be submitted as soon as possible for your application to be considered complete.


• If you are not a current Texas State student, you must also apply to Texas State University:
______  Submit Texas State University application
______  Submit official transcripts as indicated when completing the Texas State University application form

NOTE:  Application Status. Once you have submitted your Texas State application, you may go to Check Status to check the status of your application, respond to issues or request for additional information so the application process can be completed.


I hereby certify that I have made no willful misrepresentations nor have I withheld information pertinent to this application. I authorize the Texas State University Registrar's Office to release copies of my transcript to the Health Information Management Program Admissions Committee. I understand acceptance by Texas State University does not imply acceptance into the professional phase of the Health Information Management Program. The HIM Department Admissions Committee will review and select students for entry into the program.

Background Checks and Drug Screening

I understand that as a condition for placement in some professional practice experience sites, I may be required to have a background check and/or drug screening and/or meet other specific requirements as set by individual sites.

I am in agreement with the release statements. *