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Master of Science (MS) in Information Technology - Health Information Management

Capella University

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Description

As the medical field begins its shift to electronic recordkeeping ,there is an increased need for individuals who have the diverse information technology skills that are needed for meeting the requirements set forth by patient privacy laws. Due to this, Capella University is now offering their online Master of Science (MS) in Information Technology - Health Information Management degree program.

While in this online health information technology degree program, students work to develop the knowledge that is needed for obtaining a health information management or consulting positions in hospitals, clinics, and health care systems.

The online health information management courses in this information technology program covers a variety of topics, such as:

  • Information systems
  • Databases
  • System security
  • Data analysis
  • System support
  • Strategic management

This online degree in health information management has been created in conjunction with the Commission on Accreditation for Health Information and Information Management (CAHIIM), and guides students in using information management and security to support efficient, accurate health care delivery and management.

This online health information management program also includes an overview of important IT and Business related topics.

All applicants must have a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution, undergraduate GPA of at least 2.7 (on a 4.0 scale), appropriate educational and professional experience.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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