Offered on campus
Health Information Management - Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Solving health care problems on a global scale
You can improve health care systems and enhance the patient experience by earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Information Management. This program serves as a bridge between clinical, operational, and administrative functions and incorporates medicine, management, finance, information technology, and law into one curriculum.
This degree prepares graduates to:
- Be the experts who improve health care systems and enhance the patient experience.
- Help people navigate complex health care choices.
- Ensure the security of electronic health records in the digital age. Endless opportunities in Indiana’s health care hub
Earning your degree through the IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI connects you to a campus with a strong health care focus. Our students get experience in facilities like the IU School of Medicine, the IU School of Nursing, the Regenstrief Institute, and the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center.
That real-world learning is not just a bonus—it’s a program requirement. As part of your degree you’ll complete a professional practicum in a health care setting under the supervision of a mentor.
The delivery of health care
Your courses will cover health care delivery systems, coding, information governance, and handling medical data. Students learn decision and patient data analysis, management skills, and health information standards. Because of the course work diversity, HIM graduates can choose from a variety of work settings across an array of health care environments including analyzing health information, managing electronic health records, and ensuring the privacy and security of patient data.
CAHIIM-accredited and AHIMA-approved
For more than six decades, we’ve trained students to develop problem-solving skills that make them highly sought-after experts in both private and public health care environments. Our graduates are go-to health care consultants—the professionals who are called in when solutions are needed. Many are being hired for positions created just for them. The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) and approved by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
Careers in Health Information Management
Where we work
- Blue and Co.
- Clinical Coding Solutions
- Columbus Regional Hospital
- Exact Target
- Franciscan Alliance
- The Health Care Group-Encore
- IU Health
- St. Vincent Health
- Trust Healthcare Consulting Services
What we do
- Health information director
- College instructor
- Patient advocate
- Physician practice manager
- Data security administrator
- Patient privacy expert
- Health data analyst
- Clinical coding specialist
- Private consultant
For more information on health information management jobs, visit the AHIMA Career Center and check out the HI Career Map.
Before you graduate, you’ll work with our Career Services Office to learn how to search for jobs, find the right internship, and connect with employers.