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Masters - HIM Track

First Year
Fall SemesterHours
HI 600 Health Information Management3
HI 601 Medical Concepts3
*HI 621 Clinical Classification Systems I (1 semester hour)
Spring SemesterHours
HI 608 Data Architecture, Analytics & Visualization3
HI 630 Health Information Systems3
*HI 622 Clinical Classification Systems II (1 semester hour)
Summer SemesterHours
HI 606 Management of Health Information Services and Systems3
HI 634 Development of Electronic Health Information Systems3
*HI 623 Clinical Classification Systems III (1 semester hour)
Second Year
Fall SemesterHours
HI 610 Topics in Privacy, Security, Legal Aspects of Health Information3
HI 611 Research Design and Statistics in Health Informatics3
*HI 625 Clinical Documentation Improvement Strategies (1 semester hour)
Spring SemesterHours
HI 632 Databases & Knowledge Management3
HI 613 Health Care Performance Improvement Strategies3
*HI 684 Management Capstone (1 semester hour)
Summer SemesterHours
HI 615 Health Care Reimbursement and Financial Management3
HI 699 Capstone in Health Informatics & Information Management3
Total Credit Hours for Degree36
*Total Credit for RHIA Eligibility41

*Elective necessary for RHIA eligibility

Course Descriptions - Health Information Management Track


Course descriptions can be viewed on pgs. 220-223 in the UMMC Bulletin.