Health Information Management
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WHY HIM @ DetroitMercy?
Your professors (and your classmates) will know your name.
The size of the program allows for a high level of personal interaction with excellent faculty to create a supportive environment for your personal development. Small class sizes and accessible faculty ensure a very high level of engagement with our students.
Jump-start your career.
You’ll gain real-world, hands-on experience through an internship. Often an internship will lead to permanent employment, since many employers hire their interns.
We’re one of a kind.
UDM boasts one of the few schools in the state offering an in-seat program. UDM is a values based organization; the HIM program’s curriculum includes a focus on values and ethics, which is critical for future caretakers of the Electronic Health Record (EHR).
The growth in demand for health care informatics professionals has been fueled by the increased demand on health care in general by the aging population and government incentives. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 22% growth rate from now to 2020 for HIM and related careers.
The education you receive in the HIM program, which is based in disciplines of medicine, management, finance, information technology and law, can prepare you to take on leadership roles in many settings across an array of healthcare environments. Read More >>