Our online health informatics degree will give you a tremendous advantage. The B.S. in Health Informatics combines concepts in healthcare, information technology, and leadership practice to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to be a valuable designer, developer, and manager of health information systems. With a healthcare information technology degree from WGU Washington, you’ll be prepared for a career in the high-demand fields of health informatics and health information management with the added credibility of an AHIMA certification and several widely recognized IT certifications. Who the Program Is For: Healthcare professionals who want to develop IT skills to move into health informatics. Health information professionals who want to gain expertise in health informatics. Information technology (IT) professionals who want to move into health informatics. Business professionals with strategic management experience pursuing a career in health informatics. Motivated individuals who are seeking a career that combines expertise in health care, IT, and business. Individuals who have completed some college coursework or have applicable work experience. Individuals who can typically spend 15 or more hours per week on their studies. Eligibility for the Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) Credential: Graduates of WGU Washington’s B.S. in Health Informatics program are eligible to apply for the AHIMA Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) credentialing exam.