Master Online

Health Information Management

12 months
765 USD/credit 27540 USD/year
765 USD/credit 27540 USD/year
357 USD/credit 12852 USD/year
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The online Health Information Management program from Texas State University offers current and emerging content about the health information management field with expanding reliance on patient data. 


M.H.I.M. students will be trained in the latest information management technology applications and understand the workflow in healthcare organizations from large hospital systems to private physician practices.

The programHealth Information Management program from Texas State University prepares leaders in the field of health information and informatics with advanced knowledge and data analysis skills.

Program Mission

The M.H.I.M. program aims to:

  • prepare students for the emerging roles and functions within the health information management domain
  • educate students to develop problem-solving skills for analyzing and evaluating systems, technology, regulations, and data needs to create more efficient methods
  • provide course work to support the varied aspects of HIM practice focusing on data management and analytics, compliance, and regulations including patient privacy
  • establish a framework for professional behavior and ethical principles for guiding decision-making and actions of health information management professionals
  • conduct research that will exemplify and define the health information body of knowledge

Career Options

The job market for HIM professionals includes positions within a variety of settings:

  • large medical and hospital systems
  • private physician practice
  • healthcare consulting companies
  • software and service vendors
  • healthcare-related organizations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Informatics, Analytics and Data Use
  • Research Methods for HIM
  • Information Systems and Technology
  • Data Security, Privacy, and Confidentiality
  • Health Data Content Structure and Standards
  • Healthcare Finance and Revenue Cycle Management
  • Quality Improvement in Health Care
  • Compliance for HIM Topics

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH



Academic requirements

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Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university
  • a copy of an official transcript from each institution where course credit was granted
  • minimum 2.75 GPA in your last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses)
  • interview with the graduate advisor assessing your commitment to completing the program
  • resume/CV

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 765 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    27540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 765 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12852 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 357 USD per credit during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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