Kaplan University

Master of Health Information Management

Kaplan University's Master of Health Information Management degree program was created for individuals who would like to one day pursue supervisory and administrative positions in the field. Read on for program specifics and course requirements.

Official Program Name:

Master of Health Information Management

School Offering Program:

Kaplan University

Degree Level:


Program Description:

Students who enroll in the Kaplan University Master of Health Information Management program will have opportunities to explore the technical aspects of health care. Through their coursework, they could learn to assess public policies and develop leadership strategies for the health care environment. The interdisciplinary program is designed to encompass the study of health information systems management as well as human resource and organizational management theories. Moreover, the program will likely address the importance of health information technology standards and data security.

Learning Format:


Program Length / Total Credits Required:

48 credits. Kaplan University defines an academic year as the time in which a full-time student is expected to complete 24 credit hours in 30 weeks.

Financial Aid Available:

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Aid opportunities include military aid and federal, state, and private lending programs.

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Required Courses for a Master of Health Information Management:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Kaplan University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Core Requirements and Electives

  • HA 515: Leadership in Health Care (4 credits)
  • HA 520: Health Care Financial Management (4 credits)
  • HA 530: Human Resources for Health Care Managers (4 credits)
  • HA 535: Health Care Statistics (4 credits)
  • HI 510: Health Information Systems (4 credits)
  • HI 530: Clinical Terminologies and Medical Vocabularies (4 credits)
  • HI 540: Project Management of Health Information Systems (4 credits)
  • HI 550: Organizational Development and Management for Health Information (4 credits)
  • HI 560: Health Care Data Analysis (4 credits)
  • HI 570: Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Information (4 credits)
  • HI 599: Master's Capstone in Health Information Management (4 credits)
  • Open Electives (4 credits)

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

When they have successfully fulfilled all course requirements of the Master of Health Information Management program, graduates could have developed sound management and leadership skills. They might explore career options in health information management as well as education, research, and administration.* Students could potentially pursue career prospects such as:

  • Health information manager
  • Health care data administrator
  • Health information systems consultant
  • Systems administrator
  • Electronic health record project director
  • Health care data security administrator

Settings in which graduates might pursue employment include:

  • Hospitals
  • Home health agencies
  • Health maintenance organizations
  • Insurance agencies
  • Schools
  • Government agencies

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