Combine your passion for healthcare with your aptitude for analytics

Master of Science - Health Informatics and Information Management (39 credits)

Prepare yourself for the vital role of securing and maintaining critical patient records and data with a master of science in health informatics and information management (MSHIIM). You’ll learn how to lead programs related to the access, protection and implementation of data systems, and you’ll dive into health information analytics that will support better, more informed decisions.

As the healthcare industry continues to grow, so does the demand for health information managers. Our students are well qualified for the job thanks to our program’s broad mix of data, information assurance and security courses. Plus, this master's program is one of only seven programs in the country accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) and the only one in Michigan. 

All classes are offered online, with the majority offered as seven-week sessions, so even those with busy schedules can earn their Masters in a shorter amount of time. Our graduates are eligible to sit for the RHIA Exam (Registered Health Information Administrator).

What can you do with this degree?

Graduates can pursue a diverse range of opportunities in areas such as data analytics, privacy and compliance, and data integrity while working for hospitals, research institutes, consulting firms, electronic patient record companies and more. They often serve in bridge roles, connecting clinical, operational, information technology and administrative functions. 

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

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9,969
job openings anticipated in the United States over the next eight years
$113,730
average salary in the United States

The Davenport difference

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Graduate Satisfaction

Graduates rate their satisfaction with the program as a 6.36 out of 7.

 

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On the cutting-edge

Cutting-edge curriculum is advocated by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

 

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Convenience

Courses are 100% online, and all but two courses are completed in seven week sessions.

 

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Curriculum

Emphasizes management and administration of health care data and information systems.

 

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Learn from industry leaders

Faculty members are industry experts, having worked at the state and national level.

 

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Class size

The average class size is 12, with a maximum limit of 25 students.

 

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Accreditation

One of only seven programs nationwide and the only program in Michigan accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIIM).

 

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Top employing organizations of graduates

  • Adient
  • Advantasure
  • United Postal Service (UPS)

 

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