University of Saint Mary

BS in Health Information Management


A Degree Designed for Your Goals

As a University of Saint Mary student you can obtain a flexibleaffordable, and technology-driven education that is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The online Bachelors of Science in Health Information Management (BSHIM) can advance your career from a technician into management. Enhance your IT/data analysis knowledge to position yourself for higher-level roles within hospitals, consulting firms, research facilities and public health agencies.

With the skills learned you’ll reach a higher earning potential. According to the American Health Information Management Association, BSHIM holders earn 24.3% more than those with AS degree and can make over $100,000 annually.



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BS in Health Information Management

Univeristy of Saint Mary’s BSHIM program allows you to participate in an internship tailored specifically to your career and boasts 4 career-enriching focus areas:

  • ICD 10 / CPT Coding & Reimbursment: understand intricacies of the changing reimbursement environment.
  • Informatics & Data Security: gain knowledge of IT and the implementation of electronic health records.
  • Management: learn to supervise staff, manage resources, and records.
  • Data Analysis: master quality assessment and performance improvement.

Each track can be completed in only 24 months. This robust program is also accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) and graduates are eligible to sit for the Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) certification exam.


Why USM?

There are multiple advantages to earning your BA in Heath Information Management from University of Saint Mary, including:

  • Small class sizes allow for ample discussion
  • Routinely named a Best Midwestern College by the Princeton Review
  • Earn the same prestigious degree as on-campus students by completing your coursework anywhere at anytime
  • Be RHIA certification exam ready
  • Learn from Health Information Management experts and faculty that is invested in your success