CUNY School of Professional Studies Announces Online B.S. in Health Information Management

April 26, 2011 | School of Professional Studies

The CUNY School of Professional Studies is delighted to announce that its new online Bachelor of Science degree in Health Information Management program is now accepting applications for the Fall 2011 semester.

The B.S. in Health Information Management prepares students to develop, implement, and manage health information and data systems for quality care, reimbursement, research, planning, and evaluation.  The curriculum adheres to the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) requirements for accredited health information management degree programs, and students will develop and demonstrate competency in the five primary knowledge domains required for American Health Information Management Association’s Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) certification, which is now an industry expectation for employment. These include:

  • Health Data Management
  • Health Statistics, Biomedical Research, and Quality Management
  • Health Services Organization and Delivery
  • Information Technology and Systems
  • Organization and Management

Graduates of the program will be prepared for a variety of health information professions, including (but not limited to) Health Information Analyst, Information Auditor, Clinical Data Analyst, Privacy Officer, Compliance Specialist, Health Information Systems Trainer, and Information Systems Director.  The program also prepares students for graduate education at the master’s level in health information management, public health informatics, and healthcare administration.

For further information or to apply, please visit www.sps.cuny.edu/online.

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The CUNY School of Professional Studies (SPS) serves New York City’s dynamic marketplace by providing timely, innovative and high-quality programs of study designed to address new or unmet needs.  Drawing on CUNY’s nationally and internationally renowned faculty and practitioners, as well as industry and education partners, SPS offers a wide range of graduate and undergraduate programs, including CUNY’s first fully online degree programs.

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