Master of Health Information Management Overview
Health information management (HIM) is a rapidly evolving field with diverse opportunities for qualified professionals. The curriculum intersects business, health care, and data management, and gives you the expertise needed to advance into leadership, administration, education, and research positions in the industry.
Coursework focuses on the design, selection, implementation, support, and maintenance of global health information systems. The curriculum is reviewed and revised continually by industry experts to ensure it reflects the most recent developments in the fast-changing HIM field.
Curriculum is focused on preparing you to:
- Design effective strategies based on concepts of leadership and health information management in administrative and business environments.
- Analyze the impact of economics, ethics, professional standards, and the law on health information.
- Evaluate public policy and health care policies and procedures to support the global health information management industry.
- Compare financial data analytics to optimize health information systems.
HIMSS-Approved Education Partner and Academic Organizational Affiliate
Purdue Global is recognized by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) as an Approved Education Partner (AEP) and Academic Organizational Affiliate.
HIMSS-approved educational programs, which include the Master of Health Information Management, provide advanced knowledge in health information and technology or health care and prepare candidates to sit for the CAHIMS or CPHIMS exam.* View the directory of HIMSS-approved programs.
As an Academic Organization Affiliate of HIMSS, Purdue Global can provide students and faculty with resources to address global health and wellness through information and technology.
See the University Catalog for policy and degree plan information specific to this program.