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Herzing University

Prepare for a Career in
Health Information Management

Earn your degree in one of today's fastest growing career fields online!

  • Flexibility to balance work, home and life
  • 3 year bachelor's degree program
  • 20-month associate degree program
  • Experienced, accessible faculty
  • CAHIIM accreditation*
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Next Start: June 6th

Birmingham - Health Information Management

Prepare for a Career in
Health Information Management

Earn your degree in one of today's fastest growing career fields online!

  • Flexibility to balance work, home and life
  • 3 year bachelor's degree program
  • 20-month associate degree program
  • Experienced, accessible faculty
  • CAHIIM accreditation*
Are you ready to get started?
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Your Pathway into a Growing Industry

Behind every procedure, there’s a medical record. Behind every medical record, there is a patient. Health information management (HIM) specialists help organize, analyze and secure this vital data, giving practitioners the information they need to deliver effective care. With Herzing, you have paths to enter the growing HIM career field that is vital to providing quality patient care.

Bachelor's Degree
36 Months / 124 Credits
Associate Program
20 Months / 63 Credits

Start in the bachelor’s program right away and work to graduate in just three years! Or, begin our associate degree program and seamlessly transfer coursework and skills into the bachelor's degree program after graduation.

Gain Specialized Knowledge

Students in Herzing’s Health Information Management program will pursue specialized coursework in two areas:

  • Data Management – Gain a foundational understanding of database systems, standards for the exchange of healthcare information, and skills for managing data in compliance with regulatory and legal requirements.
  • Revenue Management – Build knowledge of diagnosis and procedure codes, reimbursement and the revenue cycle process, as well as legal and regulatory issues.

As a Herzing student, you will:

  • Access state-of-the-industry virtual labs
  • Learn from experienced faculty and a curriculum that is compliant with CAHIIM 2014 AHIMA/CEE Academic Competencies requirements
  • Access a variety of health information management systems, such as drchrono, HealthPort, eSmartLog, QuadraMed MPI and Tableau
  • Be prepared to take AHIMA's Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) certification or AHIMA's Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) certification exam upon graduation, depending on your course of study

What Will I Learn in Herzing's Health Information Management Program?

Required Courses in Health Information Management include:

  • Introduction to Healthcare Information Systems
  • Principles of Health Information Management
  • Fundamentals of Healthcare Law and Ethics for Health Information Management Professionals
  • Information Technology and Data Management
  • Health Information Management and Leadership
  • Health Sciences for ICD
  • Diagnostic Coding
  • Procedural Coding
  • Foundations of Classification, Compliance, and Reimbursement Methodologies in Health Information Management
  • Foundations of Healthcare Quality, Statistics, and Performance Improvement
  • Pathophysiology and Pharmacology

Take the next step to learn more about Herzing's health information management program.

Is an MBA in Your Future?

Students in Herzing University's Health Information Management bachelor’s degree program can get a jumpstart on earning an MBA in Healthcare Management. Qualifying students could take up to 12 graduate credits while still an undergraduate and apply these credits toward both degrees to save time and money.

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Accredited Private Nonprofit

* The Health Information Management accreditor of Herzing University is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIIM). The University’s accreditation for the Bachelor of Science degree in Health Information Management has been reaffirmed through 2022-2023. All inquiries about the program’s accreditation status should be directed by mail to CAHIIM, 233 N. Michigan Avenue, 21st Floor, Chicago, IL, 60601; by phone at 312.235.3255; or by email at info@cahiim.org.

Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission - www.hlcommission.org.
For more information about Herzing University's graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, visit info.herzing.edu.

Herzing University admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.

Not all programs are approved in all states.

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