Health Information Management

Professional Program in Health Information Management

Program Mission
The Health Information Management Program provides graduates with the technical and administrative skills to manage health information systems consistent with professional standards (medical, administrative, ethical, and legal) in health care delivery systems. Graduates also possess the knowledge and skills needed to plan and develop health information systems which meet standards of accrediting and regulating agencies.

Admission Requirement
To qualify for admission to the Health Information Management Program, students must submit applications to the Admissions and Academic Standards Committee in the College through the Program Director accompanied by three letters of recommendation and transcripts of all college work (with evaluations from the University Registrar). Like all of the Health Sciences Programs, applicants must have met ASSET responsibility at the time of application and have GPA’s of 2.50 or better on a 4.00 scale in mathematics, business, and computer science to qualify for admission and prior to enrollment in professional courses. 

HIM Program Outcomes 2011 
The HIM Job Placement Rate for 2011 Graduates is 100%
The HIM Graduate Satisfaction Rate for 2011 Graduates is 94.87% 

Program Accreditation
The Health Information Management Baccalaureate Degree Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). For more information on HIM Program accreditation, please contact:

The Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education

233 North Michigan Avenue, STE 2150
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 233-1100

Advanced Standing
Advanced standing within the Health Sciences is the administrative placement of a student in a specific health program based on program requirements and the applicant’s completion of previous credits. Program applicants who qualify for advanced standing receive an administratively approved, individually prepared degree plan that recognizes previously earned college credits and professional credentials. 

HIM Advanced Standing(PDF)
HIM Curriculum(PDF)  
HIM Application(Word)

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