This program is accredited as a Health Information Management Master of Science Degree by the Commission for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM), 233 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois. CAHIIM is a specialized accrediting agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. CAHIIM institutes and enforces accreditation standards and accredits Health Informatics and Health Information Management degree programs at the associate, baccalaureate, and master's degree levels in the United States and Puerto Rico.
Graduates of the Masters of Science in Health Informatics Administration program are eligible to apply for the Registered Health Information Administrator national certification examination offered by the American Health Information Management Association.
The Master of Science in Health Informatics Administration (HIMS) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education.
For the 2016–2017 academic year, the MS in health informatics administration program achieved the following outcomes:
- Student Satisfaction Rate: 98%
- Employer Satisfaction Rate: 90%
- Average GPA: 3.70
UMUC is an Approved Education Partner of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, and our graduates are eligible to take the CAHIMS/CPHIMS (Certified Associate/Professional in Health Information and Management Systems) certification exams.
Graduates of the program can also take the AHIMA CPHI (Certified Professional in Health Informatics) certification exam.