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King University Named Among Top Online Colleges for Healthcare Information Systems Degrees

BRISTOL, Tenn., Nov. 10, 2016 – The Guide to Online Schools has named King University among the Top Online Colleges for Healthcare Information Systems Degrees. Guide to Online Schools has been helping prospective students find the right online college since 2004. Their free, easy-to-use tools allow prospective students to find schools based on degree, tuition, student recommendation rate, and military benefits, among other important attributes.

King University’s online Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Informatics is ranked 12th out of the 25 ranked schools. King ranks alongside top schools including Louisiana Tech University and Mercer University.

“We are honored to be counted among the top-ranked online healthcare information system programs in the nation,” states Dr. Matt Roberts, vice president for Academic Affairs at King University. “This ranking serves as a reaffirmation of King’s commitment to academic excellence. Our historic motto, Ecclesiae et Litteris, For the Church and For Learning, indisputably describes the core ideals for which King was founded. These same ideals continue to be fostered today, and are fostered appropriately in modern academic curriculum such as health informatics”

The Top Online Colleges by Program rankings by the Guide to Online Schools are determined on a base degree level requirement for each subject. This degree level requirement reflects, per subject, which degree is most important for employment within a given subject. To be considered for these subject rankings, schools needed to offer at least one fully online degree in a given subject for the degree level that was required, or higher.

According to the Guide to Online Schools, the ranked offer relevant degrees at the bachelor's, master's, and certificate levels in areas such as informatics, administration, and information management. All ranked schools offer healthcare information systems degree that cost less than $16,000 along with an academic strength score higher than 55%.

For more information on King University’s Healthcare Informatics degree program visit


King University is a Presbyterian-affiliated, doctoral-level comprehensive university. Founded in 1867 as King College, the University offers more than 90 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in fields such as business, nursing, law, medical and health sciences, pharmacy, education, and humanities. Graduate programs are offered in business administration, education, and nursing. A number of research, off-campus learning opportunities, and travel destinations are also available. King University is a NCAA Division II and a Conference Carolinas member with 25 varsity sports. For more information about King University, visit King University does not discriminate against academically qualified students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, or disability. King University is certified by SCHEV to operate locations in Virginia. For more information on SCHEV certification, contact the King University office at Southwest Virginia Community College, 309 College Road, Richlands, VA 24641.