MS in Health Information Management


American Public University

Type

Master's programs

Location

North America

Manassas

United States

Location

United States

Manassas

Type

Master's programs


The Master of Science in Health Information Management (HIM) is designed for individuals with Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) credentials. If you have already achieved your RHIA status, you can register for this master’s program and continue to build upon your leadership, critical thinking, communications, and problem-solving skills. This program utilizes a multidisciplinary approach that focuses on healthcare data as the foundation for organizational information and knowledge management systems, and emphasizes health data management, clinical and administrative decision-making, strategic planning, and outcomes management. Program Courses The curriculum for this program follows industry trends to help ensure relevancy to today's marketplace. View all courses. Program Objectives In addition to the institutional and degree level learning objectives, graduates of this program are expected to achieve these learning outcomes: Assess organizational compliance with state and federal governmental regulations, accreditation, licensure and certification requirements. Construct accurate quantitative evaluations related to health care statistics, financial management, and accounting standards and best practices. Evaluate legal and ethical concerns related to confidentiality, security, and privacy issues in the management of health information in a the digital world.