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Master of Health Information Management Degree

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Advance Your Career in Health Information Management

Health information management is a diverse, rapidly evolving field with many opportunities for qualified professionals. Purdue Global’s master’s degree in health information management can help prepare you with the knowledge and skills to pursue leadership positions in the dynamic fields of health information management, administration, education, and research.*

Our online health information management master’s degree program is focused on the strategic and operational relevance of clinical information, resources, workflow, and connectivity within the health care industry and public health sectors.

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Specialized Degree Sequence for Health Informatics Professionals

We offer a sequence of programs that serves as a specialized career pathway for health informatics professionals looking to build on their skills and expertise.


The bachelor's in health information management lays the foundation for continued study at the graduate level in the Master of Health Information Management and Master of Health Informatics programs.

Master of Health Information Management Program Highlights

Purdue Global’s interdisciplinary Master of Health Information Management program helps prepare you to pursue positions in technology-supported and information-driven health care environments.

Your coursework will cover organizational development and management for health information, human resources for health care managers, health care financial management, and leadership in health care. And, you will be taught by instructors with industry experience who are committed to your academic and career success.

Program Outcomes

Our Master in Health Information Management program is designed to prepare 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.
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Capstone Project

Purdue Global’s Master of Health Information Management online program culminates in the successful completion of a practiced-focused capstone project. This project provides opportunities to apply what you have learned throughout the program to a challenging, real-world health information management problem or issue. You will conduct the capstone project under the mentorship of the faculty advisor.

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Higher Education at the Highest Standards

Purdue University Global is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and committed to the highest standards. Our specific programs hold additional industry-relevant approvals and accreditations.

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What are the Career Opportunities?

Earning your health information management master’s degree allows you to take part in this growing field and pursue a variety of career paths in settings such as:

  • Hospitals
  • Health care clinics
  • HMO administrative offices
  • Insurance providers
  • Long-term care organizations

The Bureau of Labor Statistics anticipates national long-term job growth for health information management professionals. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that jobs for medical and health services managers, which include health information jobs, will grow by 20% between 2016 and 2026, which is much faster than the average for all occupations.

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How Do I Get Started?

We offer multiple start dates to give you flexibility in your education, life, and work schedules.


Start Date

December 05, 2018

Start Date

February 27, 2019

Start Date

May 15, 2019

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July 31, 2019

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October 16, 2019

What Courses Will I Take?

Courses in the Master of Health Information Management focus on the design, selection, implementation, and support and maintenance of global health information systems. Courses include:

  • Leadership in Health Care
  • Health Care Financial Management
  • Project Management of Health Information Systems
  • Health Care Data Analysis
  • Organizational Development and Management
  • Human Resources for Health Care Managers
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Program Requirements
  • Core Credits48
  • Total Credits48

Can I Afford This?

Here are some of the ways we can help lower the cost of your tuition and help you graduate sooner.

Tuition and Fees

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Desired Track Only one track is available for this program.
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Online, Rockville, Indiana, Missouri, Wisconsin

$420.00 cost per credit
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Tuition does not include University fees and associated program fees. View tuition and fee information or contact an Admissions Advisor for more information.

Indiana resident military veterans: tuition for online undergraduate degree and certificate programs is $220.00 per quarter credit hour.

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*Purdue Global cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Prior experience may be necessary for leadership positions.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical and Health Service Managers, on the Internet National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, and do not guarantee actual job growth.

Purdue University acquired Kaplan University in March 2018 and created Purdue University Global, which is following the same curriculum format and instructional delivery methods as developed and used by Kaplan University. These disclosures are based on Kaplan University data reported prior to the acquisition.