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The Health Information Systems (HIS) concentration leading to a Master of Science degree in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences is a one to three year graduate program housed within the Department of Health Information Management.

Program Summary
41 - 42 credits (full or part-time)
1 - 4 years (a total of 4 terms, this includes a summer term, varies)
Programs starts fall, spring or summer terms

Graduates of this program analyze, design, implement and evaluate health information systems. As members of the health care team, they interact with other health care professionals and administrators, and provide health care data for patient care, research, quality improvement, strategic planning, reimbursement and related managerial functions. 

HIS graduates work in a variety of settings, such as hospitals, health planning agencies, computer companies, consulting firms, information systems vendors, ambulatory care centers, research centers, rehabilitation facilities and insurance companies.

Results from the 2015 outcomes assessment reported to CAHIIM in the 2016 Annual Program Report (APAR) indicate:

  • A 100% employer satisfaction rate
  • A 100% graduate satisfaction rate
  • A 93% pass rate National Certification Exam

Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management