Find an Approved Education Partner
Looking for an organization offering you the opportunity to advance your knowledge in the health information and technology industry?
Look no further. The following organizations have met HIMSS's rigorous standards for creating and delivering education health information and technology and healthcare content, including the prestigious HIMSS Certifications.
HIMSS Approved Education Partners
Alliant’s partnership with HIMSS illustrates the strength of their Master’s in Healthcare Analytics (MSHA) degree program. If you have a healthcare or analytic background, and would like to deepen and strengthen your expertise, this graduate program will give you the knowledge and skills you need to help you succeed in healthcare analytics.
In addition, HIMSS and Alliant have an articulation agreement, which may allow HIMSS Continuing Education (CE) courses completed at Alliant to apply towards master's degree in Healthcare Analytics or Data Analytics at Alliant.
Above all, HIMSS members and employees are eligible for a 15% tuition savings toward Alliant/CSML master’s degree programs in Business Administration, Information Systems Technology, Healthcare Analytics, Data Analytics, and doctoral degree programs in Business Administration and Leadership.
Bellevue College is located in Bellevue, Washington and offers a fully online, asynchronous curriculum to complete a Bachelors of Applied Science Degree in Healthcare Informatics or a Baccalaureate Certificate in Healthcare Informatics. The Healthcare Informatics (HCI) program is designed to build and apply relevant and current skills that are utilized in healthcare informatics and to understand current healthcare operations that informatics to support patient care and information technology.
The HCI program core values are to analyze and use data to make healthcare business decisions and to use metrics to provide sustainability that will create successful healthcare organizations.
Bellevue College’s Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Informatics is for students who are interested in technology and healthcare and want to get started in a career that includes data management, analytics, system operations, workflow processes, and data visualization. The HCI post-baccalaureate certificate is for students that already has a Bachelor's degree and working in a healthcare or technology field.
Located in Nashville, Tennessee - known as the U.S. healthcare capital - Belmont University is on the cutting edge of pharmacy education. With an impressive 100% of students passing the Certified Associate in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CAHIMS) certification exam, Belmont's College of Pharmacy is quickly becoming a nationally-recognized educational center for Healthcare informatics practice and leadership.
Information systems infuse healthcare delivery; career competence requires the ability to use and to develop systems that integrate and extend current and emerging technologies. Belmont University College of Pharmacy has achieved the rigorous standards for quality health IT or healthcare education to qualify as the inaugural Approved Education Partner (AEP) by the Healthcare Information and Management System Society (HIMSS).
As a learner at Belmont, you will have the opportunity to learn best practices related to Health Information Technology and interact with clinical sites that utilize electronic health records, dashboard data for production efficiency, drug interaction data, clinical decision support information, robotic processing methods, supply chain information, as well as the sites that propose and design such systems.
The Bless My People Foundation (BMP) and Global Health Access Institute (GHA) partnership offer two distinct online telemedicine/telehealth performance-based certification programs. Overall learning includes history, processes and procedures, technology, change management, forms, equipment, required positions, ethics, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity.
The senior-level program entails a face-to-face laboratory, which will be a simulation by May 2018; this certification is designed for healthcare professionals and administrators. The bronze level certification program is designed for those new to healthcare and desire to learn about telemedicine and telehealth.
Each day’s lessons build upon the next, amplifying participants' masteries of telemedicine and telehealth. If you are working in the healthcare industry (advanced or junior level) and want to learn about telemedicine and telehealth, you are well-poised to take advantage of these certification programs.
Centennial College is the first academic institution in Canada to provide Cybersecurity Governance Training for non-IT professionals. Centennial College and xahive have teamed up to create micro-courses aimed at non-technical staff that will show you how to defend yourself and your company against cybercrime, through learning that’s easy to understand, and even fun. These courses will enable professionals to work with their IT teams when they implement effective cyber-risk frameworks for their organization. Each course is approved for up to 2.0 continuing education (CE) hours for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certified Professional in Healthcare Information & Management Systems (CPHIMS) and the Certified Associate in Healthcare Information & Management Systems (CAHIMS).
Charter Oak State College was est. in 1973 as part of the Connecticut State Colleges & University System. Charter Oak is a fully online and regionally accredited state college that offers guided pathways through micro-credentials, certificates, and undergraduate and graduate degrees. Charter Oak’s comprehensive Master of Health Informatics is an applied informatics program that prepares graduates, regardless of physical location, through high quality education with critical knowledge and technology-based skills needed to transform and improve healthcare delivery and outcomes. Charter Oak is proud to be an educational partner with HIMSS.
Located on a beautiful hillside looking out over Lake Superior in Duluth, Minnesota, The College of St. Scholastica has a long tradition of innovation and leadership in the healthcare field, guided by the values of our benedictine tradition. Faculty members in the Department of Health Informatics and Information Management have authored and edited numerous books and articles that guide education today.
Degree options include both an on-campus and online BS in Health Information Management (HIM) and fully online MS in HIM and MS in Health Informatics (HI) programs, all accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). Faculty and staff work closely with each student to find a pace in the program that works best to ensure success.
Collin College is a student and community-centered institution committed to developing skills, strengthening character, and challenging the intellect. The AAS – Health Information Management Program combines traditional health information content with data management skills. Students apply knowledge in areas related to healthcare privacy and security, revenue cycle management, health information compliance as well as familiarizing themselves with tools like Access, Excel, and SQL. Our graduates are professionals that ensure health data is accurate and secure. They provide the information support necessary for health care organizations to make clinical and business decisions resulting in better healthcare outcomes.
Located in the heart of the Midwest, Dakota State University in Madison, South Dakota, is a leader in the HIM field. Our online, very affordable, technology-infused master’s-level program in health informatics and information management will prepare you to be an IT leader in the high-demand and fast-paced healthcare industry. In our program, you will learn how to use healthcare information for practical and research purposes, share your expertise with doctors, nurses, and other IT staff, and make smart healthcare-centric decisions.
DSU has an incredibly strong reputation in technology. This means that you will take core classes in healthcare informatics, health IT, and health information management. With DSU, you’ll work with an experienced teaching staff with many credentials and over 50 years combined experience in the health informatics and health information management fields.
The Department of Health Services and Information Management, which is housed in the College of Allied Health Sciences at East Carolina University, offers bachelors programs in Health Services Management, Health Information Management, a master’s degree in Health Informatics and Information Management, and certificates in Health Care Administration, Health Informatics, Health Information Management, and Health Care Management.
Students completing the bachelor’s degree or certificate in Health Information Management, may sit for the Registered Health Information Administrator certification examination. All degree granting programs are accredited by either CAHIIM or AUPHA. Programs and certificates are available online or face to face.
ecfirst delivers certification-training programs in the areas of regulatory compliance and cybersecurity. Tens of thousands have experienced ecfirst certification training over the past two decades. Training programs include:
- Certified CMMC Professional (CCP), 5 days
- Certified HIPAA Professional (CHP), 2 days
- Certified Security Compliance SpecialistTM (CSCSTM), 2 days
- Certified Cyber Security ArchitectSM (CCSASM), 1 day
This instructor-led certification training is delivered across the US, and globally, and is also available on-line and virtually. These certification-training programs can also be customized and delivered on-site, at client locations. ecfirst is a CMMC LPP, LTP, and RPO. Further, ecfirst is a HITRUST Authorized External Assessor.
FIU’s M.S. in Health Informatics and Analytics (MSHIA) program prepares information systems and healthcare professionals alike to leverage technology and data analytics tools to improve healthcare delivery.
- 14-month fully online program
- Focused on three strategic areas: health information systems, health analytics, and management
- Cohort model with access to industry mentors and alumni for collegial learning
- Ongoing, direct interactions online with faculty and classmates
- CAHIIM program accreditation distinction of quality
FIU also offers a flexible, “pick any five” Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics, which gives health industry professionals the opportunity to fill in gaps of knowledge.
The M.S. in Management of Health Informatics and Analytics program from The George Washington University is designed for working professionals seeking an innovative approach to mastering health information technology and healthcare-related data management skills. Individual and population health care delivery is data-driven, uses virtual and mobile health care techniques and processes, and requires knowledge and skills related to data, business processes and clinical and operational strategic optimization of health information technology. Students will develop the skills needed to aggregate and analyze the massive amount of data that is being collected, address the quality and security of the data, translate data into actionable information, and disseminate and use it to effectively lead teams that will change the health care landscape and solve today's problem while anticipating and working to prepare for the future.
The Healthcare Data and Analytics Association (HDAA) was founded in 2001 as a forum where healthcare organizations can share ideas and lessons learned about analytics in a vendor-free environment. Its mission:
- facilitating greater use of analytics systems to lower healthcare costs and improve quality of care, patient satisfaction and safety
- advancing healthcare analytics by applying lessons and experience from other industries
- influencing vendors by the fairness of pricing, quality of products and services, willingness to share risk, and understanding of issues unique to healthcare
- facilitating the development of standards and best practices that lower the costs of development and operations for healthcare analytics
The Kansas City Metro has become a mecca for big healthcare and technology names and in the center of it all is Johnson County Community College. With health information technology needs on the rise, Johnson County Community College offers a competitive online and flexible in-the-classroom health information systems (HIS) program. Our certification and associate degree programs utilize the latest cutting-edge technologies such as Cerner EHR to train students in meeting the demanding workforce need. Our program equips students to implement, support, train and integrate electronic healthcare information systems into diverse healthcare practice settings.
Loma Linda University (LLU) is a not-for-profit, faith-based university located in Southern California; the Health Informatics, Information Management, and Administration department within the School of Allied Health Professions offers: Health Informatics, MS and Health Information Management, BS are offered on-campus and online; the Healthcare Administration, BS is online. These programs prepare competent graduates through contemporary curriculums, excellence in classroom instruction, practicums/internships, advisement, and mentoring. An institution-wide commitment to service, small class sizes, and HIT internships sets the LLU experience apart. LLU’s AEP affords students and faculty the opportunity to collaborate with a distinguished network of leaders in the profession.
Madonna University’s College of Nursing and Health offers a unique BS degree in Population Health with two tracks: Health Care Informatics and Quality Systems Management and Population Health Care Management. The Health Care Informatics and Quality Systems Management track prepares graduates for diverse careers including health resource specialist, risk management, data analyst, health information technologist and clinical transformation specialist. Students intern at health care facilities to gain practical experience in the Health Care Informatics and Quality Systems Management field. This innovative degree equips students with the ability to positively impact a culture of safety and transparency in the health care system.
Medical University of South Carolina
The Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston uses innovative educational technology to deliver a four-semester Master of Science in Health Informatics degree. Recognized as a national leader in interprofessional education, competency-based learning, and telemedicine, this degree is specifically designed for working professionals. Students come to campus once per semester for four days to learn from experts in the field of health informatics. Students gain experience in database management, data analytics, and change management. Our faculty bring innovative, real-world scenarios to class and support students every step of the way. Students gain hands-on experience through a capstone or thesis project.
The volunteer-driven Medical Users Software Exchange (MUSE) International is a community of hospital information system professionals, learning and sharing their knowledge and experiences. MUSE members are located worldwide at healthcare facilities and related organizations.
MUSE provides its members with a robust virtual resource platform, plus events and programs featuring exceptional educational and networking opportunities. These programs encourage digital health transformations, patient care improvements and hospital workflow efficiencies. Ensuring comprehensive professional growth, MUSE members enjoy leadership positions and continuing education activities in a variety of disciplines.
MUSE members collaborate to solve problems, identify best practices, and improve performance for their organizations.
As an HIMSS Approved Education Partner (AEP), Morehouse School of Medicine offers a 14-month online Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI) program and a five-week Bridge to Health Informatics (B2HI) Pipeline program. The programs prepare candidates for exciting health IT careers, and the CAHIMS™ and CPHIMS exams. Morehouse School of Medicine’s partnership with the HIMSS Global Health Equity Network allows HIMSS to champion health equity, and for Morehouse School of Medicine to address a rapidly changing and evolving industry with a culturally competent and diverse workforce.
Nova Southeastern University is a SACS accredited premier research institution that is dedicated to student success. NSU offers a traditional Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics and an online Master of Science in Health Informatics program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). Both programs provide students with an interdisciplinary, skills-based education. Additionally, Health Informatics focused certificates are available, which can be completed in 12 months and are eligible for financial aid. Students working on a certificate may opt to transfer those credits earned into the master’s program prior to completion.
Palm Beach State College
Palm Beach State College (PBSC) offers an A.S. Degree in Health Information Technology (HIT), which provides a solid foundation to start or continue a career in health information management, health information systems, and health informatics. Students completing the HIT A.S. degree are prepared for the Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) credentialing examination from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). In addition, students will receive College Credit Certificates (CCC) for both the Medical Information Coder/Biller and Health Informatics Specialist programs. Students are eligible to obtain their certifications as a Certified Coding Associate (CCA) and the Certified Associate in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CAHIMS). All Health Information Technology programs are offered fully online.
PBSC is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIIM) and is approved through the Professional Certificate Approval Program (PCAP) by AHIMA. PBSC is an Organizational Affiliate with HIMSS in addition to being an Approved Education Partner.
Parker University's partnership with HIMSS demonstrates that the Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management (BSHIM) program at Parker University has met HIMSS’ rigorous standards for delivering world-class, effective healthcare and health information and technology education that prepares students for the dynamics of the changing healthcare industry. Parker University is excited to be an educational partner with HIMSS.
Why Choose HIM Program at Parker University?
- 100% online learning
- Accelerated terms
- Flexible class formats
- Transfer credit available
- Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
Located in Dallas, Texas, Parker University is a regionally accredited private university that offers certificate, undergraduate, and graduate degree programs in healthcare and business-related fields through multiple delivery formats and learning environments.
Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC) is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 3,600 U.S. hospitals and 120,000 other providers. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, and advisory and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost. Premier, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient, plays a critical role in the rapidly evolving healthcare industry, collaborating with members to co-develop long-term innovations that reinvent and improve the way care is delivered to patients nationwide. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier is passionate about transforming American healthcare.
Purdue University Global understands that working adults approach learning differently than traditional college-aged students. That's why we're proud to deliver a fully personalized, world-class education online that's tailored for working adults. The University offers two HIMSS-approved master programs.
Based on various global health information management markets, the Master of Health Informatics and Master of Health Information Management programs incorporate an interprofessional approach to the curriculum through collaborative work. Choosing the program of study best suited to their individual needs, students will study how to manage health information and/or use health informatics to support data-driven improvements in clinical, financial, and public health outcomes.
Employing the latest resources, the Pueblo Community College Health Information Technology program develops the knowledge, skills, and practical experience that employers value. When pursuing degrees and certificates in Health Information Management (HIM) and Technology (HIT), students complete guided studies in the disciplines of medicine, management, finance, information technology, and law, opening new opportunities to choose from a variety of jobs across many different health care settings. The program is offered online in its entirety.
PCC is well positioned to prepare students for global health information and technology employment. PCC provides a robust accredited Health Information Technology program as well as a Computer Information Systems program that is designated by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security as a National Center of Academic Excellence for Cyber Defense Education. In addition to a well-established and CAHIIM-accredited AAS degree with emphasis in Medical Coding, PCC now prepares students for the CAHIMS credential in the AAS with an emphasis in Healthcare Information Systems. Students are also choosing the CIS AAS Networking Cyber Security degree with an Introduction to Health Information Technology certificate, educating them to utilize their CompTIA A+, Network+, and Network Security+ certificates in the health care environment. .
The Healthcare Informatics graduate program at Sacred Heart University’s College of Health Professions prepares students for leadership roles in the complex and dynamic healthcare informatics field through a well-designed curriculum to meet their educational and future professional needs. The Program’s Faculty and Staff are committed to academic excellence and to advancing the quality and safety of healthcare through the effective use of information technology.
The Healthcare Informatics program has been specifically designed to offer unparalleled flexibility and convenience through its unique online or on campus format. Students in the program are able to work and collaborate with others in their cohort, yet still manage ongoing professional and personal commitments.
Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) offers an online Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and Master of Science in Health Information Management. The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The 36-credit Master of Science in Health Information Management prepares professionals to apply leadership, critical thinking, communication, and problem-solving skills to various leadership management roles in the health information management field. The program incorporates concepts from business, data analytics and computer science.
Texas State University (@txst) is a doctoral-granting, student-centered institution dedicated to excellence and innovation in teaching, research, and service. Located near Austin, the public institution was founded in 1899 and has over 38,000 students enrolled.
The Department of Health Information Management (HIM) offers graduate and undergraduate degrees relevant to health informatics and information management professionals. The Master of Health Information Management (MHIM) degree is available entirely online. The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management (BSHIM) program is available either on campus or online and is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).
Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson College of Population Health is one of eight colleges of Thomas Jefferson University and offers degree programs in population health, public health, health policy, healthcare quality and safety, and health outcomes research. Population Health lntelligence™ describes a new discipline designed to gain insights from disparate data sets and sources to inform decisions and care plans. Practitioners trained in this discipline will be able to collect, organize, harmonize, analyze, disseminate and act upon myriad data available to the spectrum of healthcare stakeholders. The online graduate certificate and the online Master of Science in Population Health Intelligence (MS-PHI) prepare graduates for success in today's dynamic healthcare environment.
The University of Cincinnati (UC) is a nationally ranked, tier one (R-1) higher learning institution. UC offers students a wide variety of high-quality healthcare certificates and advanced degree programs that can be completed 100% online. Our online programs are led by the same nationally-recognized faculty and include the same high-quality curriculum as our on-campus programs. UC provides students with a world-class educational experience that is flexible, customized, and interactive.
UC’s online Master of Health Informatics (MHI) program is designed to equip students with a unique combination of healthcare and IT expertise. Our unique, multi-disciplinary approach equips students with relevant, real-world skills and opportunities to build or grow professional networks through our field experiential practicum experience. MHI faculty members include experts in the discipline. Learn how to manage complex projects and data systems and how to leverage technology and innovation to help shape the future of health and healthcare.
Located in Denver, a hub of technology and healthcare, University College at the University of Denver offers online and on-campus hybrid graduate Healthcare Management and Health Informatics programs for busy professionals.
Through industry partnerships, research, and hands-on application, students gain immediately applicable knowledge to deliver improved healthcare outcomes. Industry-expert instructors put an emphasis on real-life, experiential learning (including the use of real-world health data) to train students to transform the industry as visionary leaders.
Complete a Master’s degree online in 18 months or a graduate certificate in 6 months. An online Bachelor’s degree completion program in healthcare administration is also available.
One of two online healthcare graduate degree programs offered at the University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC), the Master of Science in Health Information Management and Technology (HIMS) degree has a tri-fold approach: Health Care/ Information and Technology / Leadership & Management.
The Master of Science in Health Information Management and Technology program is designed for experienced health care, information technology and related professionals, as well as those looking to change career paths, with the desire to obtain and apply best practices in health information management and technology integration within a dynamic health care environment.
Using an applied “hands on” approach, students will develop skills in healthcare, information technology, leadership and management, health data analytics, finance, legal aspects, coding and reimbursement, ethics, health information systems and technologies, health information management-related research methods, health policy and current trends and issues impacting both the profession and health care industry.
UNE Online, designated by U.S. World News Report as a top online university, offers a 36-credit hour Master of Science and 18-credit hour Graduate Certificate in health informatics. These programs are 100% online. Students can complete the Masters in 2 years or less. Knowledgeable and dedicated Support Specialists provide ongoing guidance to our students and our distinctive Focus Areas Model allows students to specialize in topics that meet their career goals. Furthermore, our faculty are industry experts which assures that our curriculum is aligned with employers' current needs in this dynamic field.
University of Phoenix College of Health Professions offers graduate, undergraduate, and certificate programs that help prepare students to be successful managers and leaders in the dynamic healthcare industry. In an era of unprecedented change—from rapid movement toward new technologies, to heightened focus on controlling healthcare costs while improving patient outcomes, to ongoing changes in the regulatory compliance environment—the College of Health Professions equips students with the relevant knowledge and skills they will need to navigate today’s health management world and to effectively tackle all of tomorrow’s challenges.
University of San Diego’s M.S. in Health Care Informatics program is cross-disciplinary and draws faculty from healthcare, business, engineering, and computer science to create well-rounded industry leaders. Offered both online and on-campus, students can complete the program in as little as two years. With three specialized learning tracks, students develop core competencies aligned with their specific career interests and aspirations.
- Graduate in as little as two years
- Accredited, Top 100 University
- Online or on-campus
- Three Distinct Learning Track Options
- Health Care Informatics (HCI) Track
- Health Care Analytics (Data Science) Track
- Health Care Leadership Track
USF Health is a major academic health center, known nationally for its interdisciplinary approach to healthcare, and is an integral part of the University of South Florida, a Preeminent Research University dedicated to the academic success of its students.
USF Health educates leaders who will help transform the healthcare industry by offering 100% online programs through the Morsani College of Medicine, including a MS in Health Informatics, MSHI Healthcare Analytics, Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics and SAS Approved Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Analytics.
Why USF Health?
• Nation’s first medical school to offer Health Informatics programs 100% online
• Faculty includes practicing medical professionals and IT experts
• Courses are taught in a vibrant and engaging online environment
• Project/Portfolio-based learning
• Hands-on SAS experience
USF is regionally accredited by the Southern Associate of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC).
SBMI is the only free-standing school in the nation dedicated exclusively to graduate education in health informatics and the only academic program of its kind in Texas. SBMI offers programs at several different levels; graduate certificates, Master’s Degree, PhD degree and the first-ever Doctorate in Health Informatics.
Our talented and diverse faculty are experts in the theory and practice of informatics as it is applied to the biomedical sciences and health care. Their expertise includes areas like electronic health records, bioinformatics, patient safety, clinical decision making, AI, disability informatics and telemedicine, among others. Students praise the school’s team-oriented, hands-on approach to instruction and graduate with a thorough understanding of biomedical informatics. Our alumni are dedicated informatics professionals focused on advancing the future of health care.
The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) is a comprehensive teaching, research, and public service institution dedicated to advancing knowledge through scholarship and creative work. UTA is a highly-ranked, diverse, research-focused, large-public institution. With the launch of the Multi-Interprofessional Center of Health Informatics (MICHI) in 2020, a synergistic environment has been created to dramatically accelerate multidisciplinary and interprofessional education, research, and practice in health informatics. As a result of these synergies, MICHI and its partners have been contributing to socio-economic growth locally, nationally, and globally by offering various certificate programs, including the Texas Health Informatics Alliance Conference, an annual event that provides an opportunity to share, collaborate, and showcase the amazing work in health informatics across Texas.
The Global Executive MBA for Healthcare and the Life Sciences program at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto is designed for senior working professionals from industry, providers and service delivery organizations, consulting firms, public agencies, science and payers in the healthcare and life sciences sector. Over 18 months, with modules in 5 countries blended with self-paced, virtual learning, you will gain global healthcare insights and hands-on experience, bridging silos that will allow you to access worldwide opportunities in an industry where the frontiers are always advancing. The University of Toronto is a global centre of research and academic excellence and is recognized worldwide as Canada’s leading university.
The University of Washington’s fully online Master of Science Degree in Clinical Informatics & Patient-Centered Technologies (MS-CIPCT) offered jointly by the Schools of Nursing and Medicine prepares health professionals to understand and facilitate the use of information technology in the clinical setting to improve practice and patient outcomes. Online study with distance learning accessible tools and flexible scheduling allow our students to remain fully engaged in the workplace, applying newly acquired knowledge on a day-to-day basis, while earning a graduate degree to advance their career. Various innovative educational approaches including problem-based learning and integration of team science principles have enriched the curriculum to address the ever-changing health care landscape.
The University of Wisconsin Extended Campus offers an online, dual track, CAHIIM accredited BS in Health Information Management and Technology (HIMT) and an MS in Healthcare Administration (HCA). The HIMT program prepares graduates to be uniquely positioned in the healthcare field with superior technology skills along with in-demand leadership ability. We also offer a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Health Information Management and Technology which allows students who currently possess a bachelors degree the opportunity to sit for the Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) credential. The HIMT and HCA programs provide students with expert faculty and instruction along with an innovative curriculum to provide the skills needed in this ever-changing, high demand field. The HIMT program is both an Organizational Affiliate and Approved Education Partner with HIMSS.
A graduate degree or certificate in Clinical & Health Informatics, from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, ensures that you have strong, practical knowledge of the concepts, methods, and information tools that are transforming healthcare. This program is unique in its abilities to offer a multidisciplinary curriculum and meet all 10 Core Competencies identified by the American Medical Informatics Association. Our MS degree program can be completed part-time in as little as 2 years, and our ‘customizable’ graduate certificate can be completed in 1 semester. Find a pace that fits your schedule! Courses are 100% online, allowing you the flexibility to better manage your time and balance coursework with career work. Invest in your future by setting yourself apart. Join us… and drive change in the healthcare industry!
The UTRGV Department of Health & Biomedical Sciences offers a 100% Online Master of Science in Health Science program with a concentration in Healthcare Informatics in an accelerated format that prepares graduates to manage, evaluate, and use health data to support informed decisions with the goal of improved patient outcomes. The program is supported by informatics credentialed faculty whose interest are contextualized to the specialty of health informatics, with a focus on the needs for more professionals who have been appropriately prepared to translate healthcare problems and process into informatics-based solutions.
Perfect for a diverse range of healthcare providers, Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Master of Science in Applied Clinical Informatics (MSACI) offers rigorous and engaging training that will equip you to apply informatics principles to the challenges facing your workplace. The program is designed in a primarily digital format to accommodate distance learning for working health professionals across the country, providing 36 credits of clinical informatics coursework in 21 months. You’ll apply the theoretical concepts of clinical informatics from day one, with a coursework intensive first year and second year devoted to applying what you learned in a capstone project. Whether you’re a primary care provider, a veterinarian, or a pharmacist, MSACI courses will provide you with a highly practical understanding of the role of information technology in the care process, allowing you to learn from a distance, and grow right at home. Come network with world-renowned faculty from the largest biomedical informatics department in the world and continue working full-time as you earn your degree.
Wake Forest University, School of Professional Studies (SPS), offers a fully online, asynchronous graduate program in health informatics. This accelerated program can be completed in 5 semesters (20-month period). Students complete 10 courses, totaling 30 credits. WFU SPS’s mission is to accelerate the professional growth of adult learners across their career path through accessible, flexible, and cutting-edge educational experiences. We are able to focus on student learning and career needs, innovations for excellence in learning, while valuing all members of the community. Being transparent with open communications and a commitment to collaborating with organizational partnerships is essential for our student’s success.
Walden University, an accredited institution, with over 50 years experience in remote learning, is dedicated to serving the higher education needs of working healthcare professionals. Walden provides a diverse learning community with the opportunity for students to transform themselves and impact positive social change. With relevant coursework and extensive student support services, Walden graduates more nurses with advanced degrees than any other university in the United States. Walden’s nursing degree programs include RN-BSN, MSN, DNP, and PhD. Discover which of our learning pathways suits your needs and pace. Walden offers graduate programs with a wide variety of specializations, including informatics, family nurse practitioner, psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner, nursing education, and nurse executive. Plus, HIMSS members are eligible to receive a 20% tuition reduction. To learn more, visit WaldenU.edu/HIMSS or contact an Enrollment Specialist at (855) 628-1499.
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