MS in Information Technology - Health Information Management Specialization

Capella University

Program Description

MS in Information Technology - Health Information Management Specialization

Capella University

Electronic recordkeeping and patient privacy mandates have created an increased demand for IT professionals in health care settings. This Health Information Management master’s specialization offers health care-focused course work on information systems, databases, system security, data analysis, system support, and strategic management, along with overviews of important IT and business topics. The curriculum follows the model curriculum of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and the approval criteria of the Commission on Accreditation for Health Information and Information Management (CAHIIM). , It is designed to help you use information management and security to support efficient, accurate health care delivery and management. People who choose this specialization are often IT professionals pursuing health information management or consulting positions in hospitals, clinics, and health care systems.

78% of our learners receive aid.


Course Demonstration
   

All credits listed below are quarter credits.

Core Courses

 - Technical Communications - 4 credits
 - Enterprise System and Application Development - 4 credits
 
OR

 - Overview of Enterprise Applications - 4 credits
 - Project Management for Technology Professionals - 4 credits
 - System Development Theory and Practice - 4 credits
 - Quality Assurance - 4 credits
 - Business Foundations - 4 credits

Specialization Courses

Choose five from the following courses AND the Integrative Project course:

 - Introduction to Health Information Systems - 4 credits
 - Health Informatics - 4 credits
 - Databases in Health Care Environments - 4 credits
 - System Security in Health Care Environments - 4 credits
 - Data Analysis and Decision Support for Health Information Technology

Practitioners - 4 credits
 - Strategic Management of Information Technology in Health Organizations - 4 credits

Integrative Project Course (taken during the learner's final quarter)

 - Integrative Project* - 4 credits

Duration & Price
This course is Online
Start Date
Start date
August 2016, January 2017, May 2017
Duration
Duration
2 years
Part time
Price
Price
515 USD
Information
Deadline
Start date August 2016, January 2017, May 2017
Place
USA Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota
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Duration 2 years
Price 515 USD
Cost per credit