The HIM graduate program is structured to facilitate the career advancement of practicing health information management professionals, however it has evolved to also facilitate the growth of those committed to joining the health information discipline as new healthcare professionals.
This program emphasizes quality health care data and information as the foundation for organizational information and knowledge management systems. The curriculum is designed to prepare professionals to thrive in an information-driven healthcare environment. It prepares individuals for responsibilities in areas such as health care data resources administration, health care data privacy and security oversight, strategic and operational information resource planning, clinical data analysis, information systems development and implementation.
The program is offered in a distance learning format, with courses conducted primarily online, with one onsite intensive session required on campus.
The MS in HIM program prepares and challenges students to:
The College of St. Scholastica
School of Health Sciences
1200 Kenwood Avenue
Duluth, MN 55811
Phone: (218) 625 - 4931
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The bachelor's and master's degree programs at The College of St. Scholastica are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).
84 percent student retention rate for M.S. in HIM students
87 percent of graduates responding to the annual M.S. in HIM graduate survey indicate that they feel their graduate education at CSS prepared them to thrive professionally in a practice environment that is undergoing fundamental change
82 percent of graduates responding to the annual M.S. in HIM graduate survey are employed within one year of graduation