Our Master’s Degree Puts Health Care Professionals in the Forefront of Health Information Management and Administration
The wide implementation of electronic health records, growth of health care big data, implementation of advanced information technology systems, and a changing health care regulatory environment, demand health information professionals with a higher level of skills set. These HIM professionals are not only capable of managing people and health information during times of disruptive forces, they are also innovative and find opportunities to thrive by capitalizing on use of health data analytics and rational decision-making.
Our Master of Science in Health Information Management is designed for professionals with educational backgrounds in health information management, nursing, biostatics, genomics or overall health sciences, as well as any other equivalent fields of study.
Our program will prepare you to be at the forefront of health information management and healthcare administration. A compact, 36-credit curriculum provides ample opportunities to enhance your skills in data analytics, information governance, informatics, health care databases, standard nomenclatures, health care finance, health care quality, and management. In addition, the program offers an opportunity to deepen your knowledge in clinical decision support, SAS, or Python programming, courses that are offered in conjunction with our health informatics program.
Graduates with an M.S. in Health Information Management can expect to advance their managerial and technical skills to meet the demands of the constant change within the healthcare industry. Throughout the program, they will obtain a higher understanding of concepts in leadership and management, health care finance and revenue cycle management, information governance, and applications and uses of health informatics in the health care sector.
Learn more about health information management, job outlook, and how our program will prepare you for a career in this fast-growing field.
Contact Program Director, Dr. Dasantila Sherifi at Dasantila.Sherifi@rutgers.edu