Pathway Summary


Pathway ID
Pathway Title
Health Information Management to Bachelor of Applied Health Information Science
Pathway Last Updated

Sending Institution Information

Sending Institution
Fleming College
Health, Food and Medical, Recreation
Program Area
Nursing, Medical/Dental Care/Therapies/Technologies
Program Title
Health Information Management

Receiving Institution Information

Receiving Institution
Conestoga College
Health and Medicine
Program Area
Medical Sciences/Technology
Program Title
Bachelor of Applied Health Information Science

Contact Procedures

Program Information:
Program Coordinator: Justin St- Maurice, Email:
Admissions Officer: Dianne Gross, Tel: 519-748-5220 ext. 3660 Email: 

Pathway Details

Terms for renewal or cancellation

All Conestoga pathways will have a default review date of three years from the date of implementation. Pathways may have a shorter review date if substantive curriculum changes are made to either the sending or receiving program. Students enrolled in the receiving institution at the time of any change or notice of termination will be given the opportunity to complete their studies based on the terms of the transfer pathway in effect at the time of their enrollment.

Eligibility for Pathway

Graduates of a diploma in Health Information Management with a minimum B average may apply for advanced standing into the Bachelor of Applied Health Information Science degree. Once they are given an offer of admission by Conestoga College, applicants must successfully complete a Bridging Module consisting of 1 week of full-time studies at the end of August before beginning full-time studies in September. The Bridging Module consists of a 45 hour course comprised of lectures and a project. Students enter into a modified year 3. 

Credit transfer

Transfer credit will be granted for the first two years of the Bachelor of Applied Health Information Science program with the exception of the following courses: Information Systems l, Governance & Structures of HC Systems, Information Systems ll, Programming Concepts l, Solving Problems in Hl, Clinical System l, Database Concepts ll, Health Informatics l, Professional Communication, Programming Concepts ll, and Database Concepts lll. These courses must be completed in addition to the regular year 3 and 4 courses. Year 3 and 4 credits will be granted for Epidemiology Populations & Public Health, Management & Org Behaviour, Project Management, and Breadth Elective l. Credit will be given for 1 of 2 co-op terms.

Credits that must be achieved at the receiving institution

Advanced standing students must successfully complete Years 3 and 4 and 1 co-op term.

Anticipated normal schedule of student progression

2 calendar years: 5 academic terms plus 1 co-op work terms

Credential(s) to be granted on successful completion of all required components

Bachelor of Applied Health Information Science

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Don’t forget: You should always review institution transfer information before you finalize your options. Contact a transfer advisor if you have further questions.