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Prerequisite Coursework Evaluation
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Division of Health Information Management and Systems prerequisite courses at Pennsylvania State University.

Applicants for admission to the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Division of Health Information Management and Systems, at The Ohio State University must meet the course requirements listed below. These requirements can be satisfied by courses taken at the university listed above as indicated, when completed with the grade of C- or better. In some cases, there may not be a published equivalence for a prerequisite course listed. In these cases, please click on the Contact Transfer Coordinator link to find the transfer credit coordinator who can best assist you.

The information provided below is derived from transfer credit equivalencies available on the Transferology website (, a course equivalency tool utilized by Ohio State and many other universities. This does not imply transfer credit equivalencies and is not intended to provide a guarantee that these university courses will subsequently be evaluated as equivalent to specific Ohio State courses. Rather, completion of these courses will satisfy the program prerequisites and thereby insure that the applicant has the academic preparation for advanced study in the professional program.

**Please be advised if any of your courses transfer as general credit and you want them to count towards your degree, you will be required to have them evaluated by the respective department. See link at

Course at Ohio State Course at Pennsylvania State University
ENGLISH 1110.01 ENGL 015
MATH 1148 or higher MATH 022
PSYCH 1100 PSY 002 or PSYCH 100
Three GE Science Courses 1.) One sequence from: Biology 1101, 1102 or 1113, 1114 2.) Any physical science in the following subjects(must equal up to 5 credit hours-can be two courses, if not 5 credits.) Astronomy, Chemistry, Earth Science, Environmental Natural resource, Geography and Physics. Contact Departmental Transfer Credit Coordinator

ACCTMIS 2000 Contact Departmental Transfer Credit Coordinator
ANATOMY 2300.04 or ANATOMY 3300 or EEOB 2510 Contact Departmental Transfer Credit Coordinator
COMM 2131 or COMM 2110 CAS 100A or CAS 100B or SPCOM 100 = COMM 2110
ECON 2001.01 ECON 002 or ECON 102
EEOB 2520 BIOL 141
HIMS 5648 Contact Departmental Transfer Credit Coordinator
HTHRHSC 2500 Contact Departmental Transfer Credit Coordinator
STAT 1450 STAT 200

Revised: July 2019

* Three science courses including one sequence.

In cases where Anatomy and Physiology are offered in a combined sequence course, both courses are required in order for credit to be awarded. For these courses Ohio State will award credit for EEOB 2510(anatomy) and EEOB 2520 (physiology).

HIMS requires a overall GPA of 2.5, and prerequisite courses must be completed by the end of Summer semester prior to enrollment.

This evaluation is valid for the current application cycle only. Evaluated courses and the transferability of these courses can change, at any time, due to course content and re-evaluation. After this date, it may be necessary to contact the Admissions Office for course or program changes. If you have any questions, please contact: Graduate and Professional Admissions at:

Graduate and Professional Admissions
Student Academic Services Building, 1st Floor
281 West Lane Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43210-1132

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