Bachelor of Science Degree in
Health Information Management
Our Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management (HIM) has been designed to meet the needs of today’s growing health care industry. You’ll gain valuable insight with courses in health data management, health statistics, information technology and systems, organization management, privacy, security, and confidentiality. With our flexible, online program, you can earn your degree in approximately three years.
Parker University is the first university in the DFW area to offer a CAHIIM accredited Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Information Management (HIM). Our graduates will be eligible to sit for the Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) certification. CAHIIM program accreditation assures students and employers that graduates have completed a rigorous curriculum and have earned the expected knowledge and skills relevant to today’s electronic health record environment. Graduates can expect more than 56,300 relevant jobs to be filled with a median salary of $94,500.*
As a graduate of Parker’s HIM program, you’ll be prepared to advance your career by helping health care providers and private practices collect, integrate, and analyze primary and secondary health care data, disseminate information, and manage information resources. You’ll have the option of working in a variety of professional settings, including:
- Medical doctor, dentist, and chiropractor offices
- Mental health facilities
- Public health agencies
- IT and software companies
- Medical or diagnostic laboratories
- Nursing and residential care facilities
Parker University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the Certificate, Associate of Applied Science, Bachelor of Science, Master degrees, and the Doctor of Chiropractic degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Parker University.
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*American Health Information Management Association. Salary Study, 2010, on the Internet at http://library.ahima.org/xpedio/groups/public/documents/ahima/bok1_050303.pdf (visited April 10, 2014).
†These are examples of job targets and do not represent a guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title.