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Health Information Management (HIM) stands at the critical intersection of medicine, business management, and information technology. The Healthcare Management Degree Programs Guide recently named Pitt HIM as one of the top 25 programs in the U.S. The HIM undergraduate program is currently ranked 8th in the nation because it provides students with "high-quality" education and includes the most extensive internship requirements -- four full semesters -- of any other program. ​
Pitt HIM also offers hands-on training, personal mentorship, small class sizes, access to renowned faculty and eligibility to sit for the Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) exam that qualifies you as a Health Information Management expert to all future employers.

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Learn more about this rapidly growing profession and how Pitt's program prepares you for work in the field. 

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View the prerequisite courses needed to apply to the undergraduate degree program in HIM.

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View the HIM required coursework and curriculum: a combination of didactic and clinical experiences.

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Clinical Education

View a list of HIM student clinical placements and the clinical education requirements.



HIM students may be eligible for these funding opportunities: 

AHIMA Foundation Merit Scholarships
PHIMA Student Scholarships
HIMSS Scholarships
Healthcare Leadership Scholarship

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The Health Information Management program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).