Combine your passions for health care and analytics

Master of Science - Health Informatics and Information Management (33 credits)

Prepare yourself to become one of the nation’s vital health information managers with a master of science in health informatics and information management (MSHIIM) from Davenport University. Learn to secure and maintain critical patient records and data through this online health informatics and information management master’s degree — one of only ten such programs nationwide and the only Michigan program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIIM). You’ll also learn to lead programs related to the access, protection and implementation of data systems. 

Take classes online through Davenport’s Global Campus and learn from expert faculty who bring deep experience from leadership jobs in health information management. Earn your online health informatics master’s degree in less time through courses that are offered over seven-week sessions.

Plus, when you graduate from Davenport’s master’s in health information management program, you’ll be eligible to sit for the Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) exam.

What is a master’s in health informatics and information management?

A master’s in health informatics and information management is a graduate-level academic degree that prepares students to become health information managers who secure, manage and analyze health care records for the benefit of patients as well as health care practitioners, organizations and policymakers.

By earning your master’s in health informatics online degree at Davenport, you’ll be ready for a diverse range of jobs in health information management, including data analytics, privacy and compliance, and data integrity in hospitals, research institutes, consulting firms, electronic patient record companies and more. Health information managers often serve in bridge roles, connecting clinical, operational, information technology and administrative functions.

Explore classes for Davenport’s master’s in health informatics and information management

Get ready to take on jobs in health information management with Davenport’s master’s in health informatics online courses that include project management, risk mitigation, information governance and creative thinking from a strategic perspective. All of your classes are approved by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and align with Quality Matters (QM). 

Classes are also evaluated through Instructional Design to ensure you receive the highest quality education. With the support of your professors, you’ll fulfill your online health informatics master’s degree requirement of a thesis or, if you choose, a relevant project from your current job.

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

See our Recommended Program Sequences:

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Benefit from 1 of only 10 CAHIIM-accredited programs in the nation
$83,234
Earn the average U.S. salary of health information managers (AHIMA Salary Study)
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Get more personalized attention with an average class size of 12
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Enjoy convenient, 100% online classes

Why pursue a Davenport master’s in health information management?

Davenport’s online health informatics and information management master’s degree program is one of ten programs nationwide and the only program in Michigan with CAHIIM accreditation. Davenport’s faculty in the master’s in health informatics program are recognized experts who hold office and serve on committees at the state and national level. Your Davenport master’s in health information management degree will also prepare you for a variety of rewarding and fulfilling jobs in health information management.

Experience the Davenport difference:

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Graduate satisfaction

Discover the value of a master’s in health informatics program that garners graduate satisfaction ratings of 6.36 out of 7.

 

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Nationally recognized faculty

Learn from expert HIIM faculty who are research peer reviewers and national presenters on health information management.

 

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Cutting-edge classes

Take advanced master’s in health informatics classes that are AHIMA approved for real-world relevance.

 

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Scholarships 

Become a student member of AHIMA and you could qualify for its online health informatics master’s degree graduate scholarships.

 

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Veteran friendly

Achieve your master’s in health informatics through a university that’s been designated a veteran-friendly school by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA).

 

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Nationwide connections

Network with future health information managers across the nation by becoming a student member of AHIMA.

 

“I came back to Davenport to increase my experience as a health care data analyst. My degree will give me a stronger position as a client advisor and industry thought leader. The program offers practical methods of organizing, analyzing and communicating with health information while being deeply rooted in the domains of technology, management and health care.”

Jon Tanis, MS in HIIM, 2020

Talk to an admissions advisor

Davenport’s admissions team is here to answer your questions. Please call us at 800.686.1600 or email us at info@davenport.edu.

Apply now or request more information

Start on the road to your master’s in health informatics online. Request more information or begin your application now.

CAHIIM Accreditation

The Health Information Management accreditor of Davenport University is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The College’s accreditation for Master degree in Health Information Management has been reaffirmed through 2028.  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 info@cahiim.org.

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Program impact

  • Graduation rate: 71% (5 years) Most full-time students graduate within 2.5 years
  • Retention rate: 69% (2020)
  • Employment rate: 86% (2019)
  • Student satisfaction rate: 6.4 (on a scale of 1-7)

About Davenport University 

Davenport Campus

Davenport is a private, not-for-profit university with more than 150 years of experience preparing students for successful careers.

Offering over 60 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs, we align with top employers to design degree programs that help you gain the skills and real-world experience you need to rise above the rest. With small class sizes and campuses across Michigan or online, you’ll earn a quality education on your schedule at Davenport University. 

Additional resources

Some programs require a student to complete a portion of their degree plan off-campus. 
View a full list of those programs and courses