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Health Information Management, B.S.

Health information management (HIM) is the practice of managing medical information that is vital to providing quality patient care. HIM organizes health data by ensuring its quality, accuracy, accessibility, and security. Managers regularly communicate with health care professionals to clarify diagnoses or to obtain additional information.


9%
Michigan Job Growth

Health information management opportunities are projected to grow 9% in Michigan by 2025.

11%
National Job Growth

Health information management opportunities are projected to grow 11% in the U.S. by 2025.

High Job Placement Rates

GVSU health information management graduates experience high job placement rates.


Source: EMSI, 2021

Program Overview

The HIM program is a secondary admission program. Students pursuing this degree will also complete a minor in health care information systems through the School of Computing and Information Systems (CIS). All HIM and CIS (major and minor) classes are fully online. Completed applications are due March 1. Minimum criteria:

Why Study Health Information Management at Grand Valley?

Visit the program website for more information.

Program Details