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Health Information Management

Purdue Global

Master Online
18 months
Duration
420 USD/credit
420 USD/credit
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About

Health information management (HIM) is a rapidly evolving field with diverse opportunities for qualified professionals. Health Information Management from Purdue Global intersects business, health care, and data management, and gives you the expertise needed to advance into leadership, administration, education, and research positions in the industry.

Overview

Health Information Management from Purdue Global focuses on the design, selection, implementation, support, and maintenance of global health information systems. The curriculum is reviewed and revised continually by industry experts to ensure it reflects the most recent developments in the fast-changing HIM field.

Key facts:

Curriculum is focused on preparing you to:

  • Design effective strategies based on concepts of leadership and health information management in administrative and business environments.
  • Analyze the impact of economics, ethics, professional standards, and the law on health information.
  • Evaluate public policy and health care policies and procedures to support the global health information management industry.
  • Compare financial data analytics to optimize health information systems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership in health care
  • Health care financial management
  • Human resources for health care managers
  • Health care statistics
  • Health information systems
  • Clinical terminologies and medical vocabularies
  • Project management of health information systems
  • Organizational development and management for health information
  • Health care data analysis
  • Legal and ethical issues in health information
  • Master’s capstone in health information management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

Online

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.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

To apply to Purdue Global’s graduate programs, you must:

  • Submit an unofficial transcript indicating receipt of a bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • By the last day of the first term, you must provide the University with an official copy of the transcript. If an official transcript is not submitted by this time, you will be withdrawn from the University, blocked from reentry, and your academic credentials will be withheld until such documentation is provided.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    420 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 420 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    420 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 420 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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