International Year One in Health Information Management

International Year One in Health Information Management will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor's degree program at Saint Louis University. Upon successful completion of International Year One and meeting university requirements for undergraduate admission, you may enter your second year of undergraduate study at Saint Louis University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree Program Components

2-Semester:

  • 123 credit hour program
  • 30 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 93 credit hours remaining toward degree

Course features

  • Begin earning credits toward your degree even if you don’t meet the academic and English requirements for direct entry.
  • Receive additional support to move you successfully through your first year at a US university.
  • Graduate in the same amount of time as domestic students.
  • Smaller class sizes allow you to spend more time with your teachers.
  • Develop the knowledge and skills for your degree through your chosen pathway.
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This International Year One 2-Semester Pathway lasts 12 months and is designed for students who have a moderate level of English.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 60 (13 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 5.5 (5.0 subscores in reading and writing), Password 6, PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 4, IELA 162 (154 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 90.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Secondary/high school degree or equivalent. 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
9 January 2020 15 December 2020 2 Semesters
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$45,960

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 2.5 cumulative SLU GPA. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio. Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades.

This International Year One 3-Semester Pathway lasts 18 months and is designed for students who need a more intensive English-language program.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 50 (10 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 5.0 (4.5 subscores in reading and writing), Password 5.5, PTEA 40, Completion of Academic English Level 3, IELA 154 (145 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 75.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Secondary/high school degree or equivalent. 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
9 January 2020 11 May 2021 3 Semesters
View Term dates
$55,890

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 2.5 cumulative SLU GPA. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio. Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades.

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.
This International Year One 2-Semester Pathway lasts 12 months and is designed for students who have a moderate level of English.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 60 (13 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 5.5 (5.0 subscores in reading and writing), Password 6, PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 4, IELA 162 (154 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 90.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Secondary/high school degree or equivalent. 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
11 August 2020 11 May 2021 2 Semesters
View Term dates
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6 January 2021 10 December 2021 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*

The tuition pricing for the 2020-2021 academic year will be available by October 30, 2019.

If you submit an application prior to this date and are eligible to be issued with an offer it will contain pricing for the current academic year. If you accept an offer and confirm your place before October 30, 2019 you will be charged the current year’s tuition price. If you accept an offer and confirm your place on or after October 30, 2019 the increased prices will apply and be reflective on the confirmation letter/statement of fees showing the new prices payable by you.


Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 2.5 cumulative SLU GPA. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio. Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades.

This International Year One 3-Semester Pathway lasts 18 months and is designed for students who need a more intensive English-language program.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 50 (10 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 5.0 (4.5 subscores in reading and writing), Password 5.5, PTEA 40, Completion of Academic English Level 3, IELA 154 (145 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 75.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Secondary/high school degree or equivalent. 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
11 August 2020 10 December 2021 3 Semesters
View Term dates
*
6 January 2021 10 May 2022 3 Semesters
View Term dates
*

The tuition pricing for the 2020-2021 academic year will be available by October 30, 2019.

If you submit an application prior to this date and are eligible to be issued with an offer it will contain pricing for the current academic year. If you accept an offer and confirm your place before October 30, 2019 you will be charged the current year’s tuition price. If you accept an offer and confirm your place on or after October 30, 2019 the increased prices will apply and be reflective on the confirmation letter/statement of fees showing the new prices payable by you.


Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 2.5 cumulative SLU GPA. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio. Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades.

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 60 (13 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 5.5 (5.0 subscores in reading and writing), Password 6, PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 4, IELA 162 (154 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 90.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Secondary/high school degree or equivalent. 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
9 January 2020 15 December 2020 2 Semesters
View Term dates
$45,960

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 2.5 cumulative SLU GPA. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio. Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 50 (10 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 5.0 (4.5 subscores in reading and writing), Password 5.5, PTEA 40, Completion of Academic English Level 3, IELA 154 (145 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 75.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Secondary/high school degree or equivalent. 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
9 January 2020 11 May 2021 3 Semesters
View Term dates
$55,890

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 2.5 cumulative SLU GPA. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio. Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades.

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 60 (13 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 5.5 (5.0 subscores in reading and writing), Password 6, PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 4, IELA 162 (154 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 90.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Secondary/high school degree or equivalent. 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
11 August 2020 11 May 2021 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*
6 January 2021 10 December 2021 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*

The tuition pricing for the 2020-2021 academic year will be available by October 30, 2019.

If you submit an application prior to this date and are eligible to be issued with an offer it will contain pricing for the current academic year. If you accept an offer and confirm your place before October 30, 2019 you will be charged the current year’s tuition price. If you accept an offer and confirm your place on or after October 30, 2019 the increased prices will apply and be reflective on the confirmation letter/statement of fees showing the new prices payable by you.

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 2.5 cumulative SLU GPA. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio. Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 50 (10 subscores in reading and writing), IELTS 5.0 (4.5 subscores in reading and writing), Password 5.5, PTEA 40, Completion of Academic English Level 3, IELA 154 (145 subscores in reading and writing), or Duolingo 75.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

Secondary/high school degree or equivalent. 2.5 minimum GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
11 August 2020 10 December 2021 3 Semesters
View Term dates
*
6 January 2021 10 May 2022 3 Semesters
View Term dates
*

The tuition pricing for the 2020-2021 academic year will be available by October 30, 2019.

If you submit an application prior to this date and are eligible to be issued with an offer it will contain pricing for the current academic year. If you accept an offer and confirm your place before October 30, 2019 you will be charged the current year’s tuition price. If you accept an offer and confirm your place on or after October 30, 2019 the increased prices will apply and be reflective on the confirmation letter/statement of fees showing the new prices payable by you.

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 2.5 cumulative SLU GPA. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio. Grade of B or better in all classes counting toward major. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades.

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