Master's Degree in Health Information Management
With UMass Lowell's Master of Science in Health Information Management program, you'll gain the knowledge and expertise that are essential for the delivery of high-quality, cost-effective health services. By earning your HIM degree online with this 12-course program, you will build a solid understanding of current industry standards and practices that are critical to the design, analysis and administration of public health and private sector health systems.
When earning your graduate degree in health information management online at UMass Lowell, you can customize your studies by choosing from two options:
Online HIM Graduate Certificate Programs
In addition to the health information management master's program, UMass Lowell also offers two 4-course graduate-level HIM certificate programs.
Each of these online HIM certificate programs serves not only as a valuable standalone credential but also as a pathway into the master's program. Certificate courses in which students receive a grade of "B" or better can be accepted as credits towards the M.S. in Health Information Management degree. Additionally, students who complete one of the graduate HIM certificate programs with a GPA of 3.2 or higher can waive the GRE admissions requirement for the HIM master's degree program.