How to Apply
Admission to the HIHIM major is competitive. The program only admits once a year.
The following applicants who have completed all prerequisites and meet the minimum grade and GPA requirements at the time of application may apply for early acceptance:
- current UW students
- post-baccalaureate certificate applicants
- Transfer applicants
- Second bachelor's degree applicants
Read the full HIHIM Early Acceptance Policy before submitting your application early.
The application for the bachelors degree is different from the application for the post-baccalareate degree. You must have a bachelors degree by June 21 in order to apply for the certificate student status.
Certificate Application (Post-baccalaureate) | Degree Application (Undergraduate)
Application Open: November 1, 2012
Early Admission Deadline: February 15, 2013
General Admission Deadline: April 15, 2013
The following document details the HIHIM program's expectation for applicant and continuing student computer proficiency. HIHIM Technology Requirements & Computer Proficiency
A nationwide criminal background search is mandatory for all accepted applicants. Names of accepted students will be submitted for a background check.
All applicants accepted to the HIHIM major are considered Health Science majors at University of Washington. All Health Science majors are required to show documentation of protection against a number of vaccine-preventable diseases. This must be completed by the end of the first quarter of HIHIM study.