Health Information Management

Texas State University

Master Online
12 months
15440 USD/year
15440 USD/year
7880 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Major in Health Information Management (M.H.I.M.) at Texas State University offers current and emerging content about the evolving health information management field with the expanding reliance on patient data.  



  • to prepare students for the emerging roles and functions withing the health information management domain,
  • to provide graduate level education that will prepare students to develop problem solving skills with the ability to analyze and evaluate systems, technology, regulations, data needs to assist in creating new methods, and in policy development,
  • to provide a broad-based program of coursework that supports the varied aspects of HIM practice focusing on health data management, data analytics, health information technology project management, and compliance with regulations including privacy of patient information,
  • to establish a framework for professional behavior and ethical principles to be used to guide decision-making and actions in the expanding role of health information management professionals, and
  • to conduct research that will illustrate and define the health information body of knowledge.

The curriculum of this Health Information Management program at Texas State University will help prepare leaders in the areas of information technology, data stewardship, Health Information Exchange information governance, clinical documentation integrity, project management, and quality data analytics.   

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • 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





Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • completed online application
  • $55 nonrefundable application fee or
    • $90 nonrefundable application fee for applications with international credentials
    • baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university
    • official transcripts from each institution where course credit was granted
    • minimum 2.75 GPA in the last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses)
    • background course work in pathophysiology and pharmacology; medical terminology; anatomy and physiology; statistics; and introduction to micro computer applications (to be completed before starting the program)
    • GRE not required
    • interview 
    • resume/CV
    • statement of purpose
    • three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15440 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    15440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15440 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    7880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7880 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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