Health Information Management

UIC’s online Master of Science in Health Information Management provides opportunities for self-motivated individuals to attain a solid foundation in the application of computers and management of health information, as well as leadership and management, research, finance, and data analytics within the healthcare setting. Students who complete the program satisfactorily will be eligible to sit for the Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) certification exam, pending accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). All courses will be delivered using online instruction that provides quality learning in a structured environment.

Completion of the Master of Science in HIM prepares graduates who are knowledgeable of requirements for compliance, revenue management, clinical classifications systems, healthcare law, systems analysis and design, healthcare quality, and governance of clinical and administrative data and information systems, as well as the management of human resources employed in these areas. Course work emphasizes development of a state-of-the-art skill set and knowledge base grounded in healthcare information sciences.