Undergraduate Health Information Management

CIS Students

Managing health records and health information systems

The undergraduate Health Information Management program is housed in the Department of Health Informatics and Information Management. It provides students with professional knowledge necessary to assume management responsibility for health records and health information systems in a variety of health related settings, including hospitals, clinics, long-term care settings, consulting firms, government agencies, insurance companies and software vendors. It is ideal for the person who likes the healthcare environment but does not want direct patient contact.

Program outcomes

A student graduating with a major in Health Information Management from The College of St. Scholastica is well prepared to assume an entry level position in this professional field. Specifically, program outcomes are designed to assure that graduates of the program will be prepared to demonstrate:

  • Requisite professional knowledge, skills and competencies fundamental to the health information management profession
  • Self directed learning skills using a variety of resources and technology
  • Critical thinking and systems thinking skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Personal attitudes and attributes critical to professional leadership

Formats and locations

The B.S. in Health Information Management is offered in a traditional, on-campus format at our main Duluth campus and in an accelerated format online.

RHIA certification

Graduates are eligible to sit for the AHIMA national registration examination. Passing this examination entitles one to use the designation RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator) after his/her name.

More information for . . . 

Prospective Students | Online

Prospective Students | Traditional

Current Students

Contact us

Ryan H.  Sandefer, MA, CPHIT

The College of St. Scholastica
School of Health Sciences
Science 1123D
1200 Kenwood Avenue
Duluth, MN 55811

Phone: (218) 625 - 4931
E-mail: rsandefe@css.edu

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