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Health Care Language (HIHIM 400)


Course Details

About this Course

This course is designed for HIHIM majors to compile a working vocabulary in health care and to explain clinical documentation. The course will strengthen student competence to read, write, comprehend, and speak the language used by various health providers and administrators.

Program Overview

Depending on your background, you can complete the certificate program in one or two years of part-time study. After you’re accepted, program faculty will design a custom study plan for you.


You may be able to take individual courses without enrolling in the certificate program; check the course pages for details. 

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