The Health Information Management accreditor of Parker University is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The College’s accreditation for the Bachelor of Science degree in Health Information Management has been reaffirmed through 2027-2028. All inquiries about the program’s accreditation status should be directed by mail to CAHIIM, 200 East Randolph Street, Suite 5100, Chicago, IL, 60601; by phone at (312) 235-3255; or by email at email@example.com. CAHIIM serves the public interest by establishing quality standards for the educational preparation of future health information management (HIM) professionals. When a program is accredited by CAHIIM it means that it has voluntarily undergone a rigorous review process and has been determined to meet or exceed the accreditation standards.
As a HIMSS Approved Education Partner, Parker University’s Health Information Management (HIM) program has met HIMSS’ rigorous standards for delivering world-class, effective healthcare and health information and technology education. Parker University is a member of an exclusive group of others that are authorized to offer HIMSS-approved education programs that prepare candidates for advanced knowledge in health information and technology or healthcare, as well as preparing candidates to sit for the CAHIMS or CPHIMS exam.
- A curriculum that allows students to master one course each month
- Preparation for relevant certification and licensure examinations
- A total of 124 credit hours
- 44 credit hours of general education courses
- 80 credit hours of major core courses
Parker University’s fully online Bachelor of Science with a major in Health Information Management has been thoughtfully designed to meet the needs of today’s growing health care industry. Students learn to collect, integrate, and analyze primary and secondary health care data, disseminate information and manage information resources. With courses in areas such as health data management, health statistics, information technology and systems, organization management, privacy, security, and confidentiality, students are prepared to advance their career upon graduation.
- Graduation Rate: 100% (2022 – 2023)
- Employment Rate (within six (6) months of graduation in the healthcare field): 100% (2022 – 2023)
- Retention Rate: 100% (2022 – 2023)
- The HIM Graduate Satisfaction Rate for 2022 – 2023 Graduates is 100%
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