Bachelor of Professional Studies: Health Information Management

Bachelor of Professional Studies: Health Information Management

Core Credits 
60 credits*
Student Choice Schedule: Take anywhere from 1 to 4 courses in a semester, your choice!
Each course is 7 weeks in length.
Core Program Duration 
Between 2 - 3.5 years, based on transfer credits
Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
The HIM program is an accelerated online degree completion sequence, one of several developed for working adults who have already earned college credits and have work experience. The 24-credit HIM bridge course sequence is available to students who do not have the necessary credits.
About the Program 

Medaille's online health information management degree (HIM) prepares students to collect, maintain, interpret, analyze and protect data that is essential for providing quality, effective and efficient patient care. If you are interested in data management and analysis, technology, interacting with physicians and working collaboratively towards a common goal, Medaille's health information management degree, offered online, may be right for you.

What's more, students are qualified to sit for the RHIA exam upon graduating from our nationally accredited (CAHIIM) Bachelor of Professional Studies in Health Information Management program.

Demand is on the rise at all levels of education and credentialing. There are approximately 12,000 to 50,000 new jobs anticipated by 2017, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics cites medical records and health information technicians as one of the 20 fastest growing occupations in the US (source: AHIMA).

Learn more about career opportunities in HIM at The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) »

What can you do with this degree?
Medaille Alumni have gone on to work as
What can you do with this degree? 
HIM Director/Managers
Data Integrity Analysts
Compliance or Privacy Officers
Risk Managers
Quality Improvement Directors/Managers
ICD-10 Implementation Specialists
DRG Validators/Auditors
Project Managers
Revenue Cycle Managers
Coding Managers

Program Format 

Seven-week terms

No scheduled class times — complete your coursework on a schedule that works best for you

Complete your degree in just over 2 to 3.5 years, based on transfer credits

Fall, spring and summer starts


At Medaille College, we understand the challenges of being a working adult with high career aspirations. That’s why Medaille’s Adult & Graduate programs are designed specifically to fit your already busy schedule. With Medaille, you can earn your degree and still have time for work and family. Medaille College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000)
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  • Collaborative learning environment
  • Financial aid and scholarships available



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