Master of Science in Health Information Management (MS HIM)


The Health Information Management programs offered by UIC are designed to impart the knowledge and critical skills important for helping organizations develop and implement effective health information management strategies, advance the quality of patient care and safeguard the integrity of electronic health records. Many areas of study are covered in this CAHIIM-accredited, 100% online program to help prepare students for the various roles defined by health information management.

The program’s advanced curriculum presented 100 percent online offers a solid foundation in health information theory and practice. As a student, you will have the opportunity to expand upon your bachelor’s degree education and gain the coveted leadership and management skills that can help you thrive in today’s ever-evolving healthcare industry.

Foundation Courses

May be waived in some instances or may be completed at another college/university.

KN 253Human Anatomy and Physiology I4 Hours
KN 254Human Anatomy and Physiology II4 Hours
BHIS 405Medical Sciences and Human Pathophysiology3 Hours
BHIS 406Medical Terminology for Health Information Management2 Hours

Required Courses

HIM 450Health Information Technology and Systems3 Hours
HIM 451Health Information Management Theory and Practice4 Hours
HIM 452Quality Management and Data Analysis4 Hours
HIM 453Principles of Management and Human Resources4 Hours
HIM 454Legal Aspects, Risk Management and Security of Health Information3 Hours
HIM 455Health Information Systems Analysis and Design4 Hours
HIM 534Healthcare Vocabularies & Clinical Classification Systems3 Hours
HIM 557Healthcare Revenue Cycle and Compliance4 Hours
HIM 574Health Information Research Methods and Evaluation3 Hours
HIM 581Executive Healthcare Financial Management3 Hours
HIM 593Health Information Management Capstone2 Hours
HIM 595Health Information Management Seminar1 Hour