The wide implementation of electronic health records, growth of health care big data, implementation of advanced information technology systems, and a changing health care regulatory environment, demand health information professionals with a higher level of skills set. These HIM professionals are not only capable of managing people and health information during times of disruptive forces, they are also innovative and find opportunities to thrive by capitalizing on use of health data analytics and rational decision-making.
Our Master of Science in Health Information Management at Rutgers University is designed for professionals with educational backgrounds in health information management, nursing, biostatics, genomics or overall health sciences, as well as any other equivalent fields of study.
A compact, 36-credit curriculum provides ample opportunities to enhance your skills in data analytics, information governance, informatics, health care databases, standard nomenclatures, health care finance, health care quality, and management. In addition, the program offers an opportunity to deepen your knowledge in clinical decision support, SAS, or Python programming, courses that are offered in conjunction with our health informatics program.
Graduates with an M.S. in Health Information Management can expect to advance their managerial and technical skills to meet the demands of the constant change within the healthcare industry. Throughout the program, they will obtain a higher understanding of concepts in leadership and management, health care finance and revenue cycle management, information governance, and applications and uses of health informatics in the health care sector.
- Health Care Information Systems
- Health Care Information Privacy Security & Confidentiality
- Health Care Database Management
- Controlled Medical Terminology
- Health Care Finance System
- Information Governance
- Healthcare Analytics
- Management and Leadership
- Quality Management
- Electronic Health Records
- Python Programming
- 18 months
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- A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in the U.S., or its equivalent, with a major in health information management, any field of health sciences, nursing, biostatistics, genomics, or an equivalent field of study.
- A minimum cumulative undergraduate grade-point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
- Successful completion of undergraduate courses in management, disease processes, and statistics. Applicants who do not show evidence in academic transcripts may be required to take appropriate undergraduate equivalent courses.
- Completed application form, with application fee
- Two letters of recommendation
- Official transcripts of previous collegiate work or last-earned degrees. International students must provide WES evaluation of their foreign degrees.
- Personal statement describing interest and commitment to the program
- CV or resume
- Interview (call, virtual, or in-person meeting)
- No GRE is required
International19344 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 806 USD per credit during 18 months.
National19344 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 806 USD per credit during 18 months.
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