Master of Science Health Information Management
Since founding the first Health Information Management (HIM) program in the nation in 1935, St. Scholastica has been a leader in HIM education. We continue to build on this tradition by offering excellent, rigorous programs in flexible formats for working professionals.
Because of my education from this College, I’ve had many opportunities through AHIMA to work on different projects.
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Tuition and Fees
* Tuition rates are for the 2023-24 academic year. Additional fees and costs for course materials may apply. Total program cost and completion time varies depending on transfer credits and individual program plans. Tuition rates are subject to change. View 2022-23 rates.
$66 technology fee per semester.
$75 program fee fall and spring semester.
Visit our Catalog to view the program, course and degree requirements, and learning outcomes. Be sure to create your course plan in consultation with your advisor.
The HIM profession is experiencing strong growth with the increased adoption of Electronic Health Records (EHR) software nationwide. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in medical or health services managers are poised to grow by 32% from 2019 to 2029. And, while it is difficult to predict the number of jobs available in the field, the profession is growing rapidly and career opportunities are high.
The Health Informatics and Information Management accreditor of The College of St. Scholastica is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The College’s accreditation for the Master’s degree in Health Information Management has been reaffirmed through 2023. All inquiries about the program’s accreditation status should be directed by mail to CAHIIM, 200 East Randolph Street, Suite 5100, Chicago, IL, 60601; by phone at 312-235-3255; or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 100% of students complete the MS in HIM program in the calculated average completion time
- 100% of graduates responding to the annual MS in HIM graduate survey are employed within one year of graduation
- 91% of those that apply to the MS in HIM program are accepted
- 71% student retention rate for MS in HIM students
* For the graduate data, a graduate survey is sent out to all graduates 1 year after a student confers their degree. During this reporting period, there were 34 graduates contacted of which 4 responded to the survey. Of those, 4 were employed full-time within one year of graduation.
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Fall: Aug. 5
Fall mid-term: Sept. 30
Spring: Dec. 9
Spring mid-term: Feb. 17
Summer: April 21
- BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university
- Cumulative GPA of 3.0
A returning student is a student who was admitted and enrolled in a program at St. Scholastica but has been absent from the program for at least three continuous semesters, including summer. To return to the same program at St. Scholastica, a returning student must be in good academic standing and must apply for readmission to the College.
If you have not yet taken the following courses, they will be added to your course plan. Foundational courses are available online and must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.
- BIO 2002: The Human Body in Health and Disease (4), covers Anatomy & Physiology, Pathophysiology, and Medical Terminology
- HIM 2102: Introduction to Pharmacotherapeutics (1)
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