Health Information Management

Earn Your Health Information Management Degree Online

The Ashford University Health Information Management program prepares graduates to enter the healthcare industry well-versed in health information management, health data management, and management of health information services. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, health information managers are among the fastest-growing occupations.*

If you want to work in the health care industry, but don't want to care for people directly, then this degree might be for you. With a broad healthcare background, graduates will seek employment in all levels of healthcare and interact with a wide spectrum of other healthcare professions. In this online degree program, the curriculum blends the disciplines of management, finance, information technology, medicine and law into one program. Download a flyer about this program. 

Dr. Karen Bakuzonis discusses Ashford University's Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management program. Dr. Bakuzonis earned her PhD in Higher Education Administration from the University of Florida and holds a Master of Science in Health Administration from the Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University.

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The baccalaureate degree Health Information Management program is in Candidacy Status, pending accreditation review by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

CAHIIM is an independent accrediting organization whose mission is to serve the public interest by establishing and enforcing quality Accreditation Standards for Health Informatics and Health Information Management (HIM) educational programs. Eligibility for students to sit for the RHIA certification examination is not available until the program receives CAHIIM accreditation.

Students should be aware that, if Ashford does not receive CAHIIM accreditation before they graduate, they will not be eligible to sit for the RHIA national certification exam.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit Program Disclosures.

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If a health information management degree fits your goals, contact Ashford University at 866.711.1700 to learn more, or request additional information.

* Medical Records and Health Information Technicians. Retrieved from http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-records-and-health-information-technicians.htm, June 25, 2014.