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Become an HIM Leader With Our Accredited Online Bachelor's Degree Program

Our accredited online Health Information Management (HIM) Bachelor's degree program prepares you to further your health information career. Through in-depth courses led by experienced faculty, hands-on professional practices, and virtual lab course work, you learn to design and manage advanced healthcare information systems and lead a team of technicians as a successful healthcare professional.

Your health information career path can begin through our Medical Billing and Coding Certificate or our Health Information Technician Associate's degree. With an Associate's degree in this field, you can complete your HIM Bachelor's degree in as few as 18 months.*

Our HIM Bachelor’s degree is offered in our Flex Choice® learning option, which allows you to save time and money by combining traditional courses and self-directed assessments.

*Completion time is dependent on transfer credits accepted and courses completed each term.

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Credentials Offered Graduate In As Few As*
Bachelor's Degree18 Months

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Gain In-Field Health Information Skills Employers Seek

Through career-focused curriculum and practical, hands-on opportunities in your courses, you can prepare for your career as a health information management professional. Our program is designed to help you gain relevant skills employers seek, including:

  • On-Site Experiences

    Gain experience maintaining electronic health records and developing information policy during two professional practice experiences.

  • Professional Communication and Leadership

    Develop your management skills in order to promote effective collaboration and lead a team of health information professionals.

  • Management of Health Information Systems

    Learn skills that allow you to design and manage health information systems in order to develop and implement data policies.

  • Diverse Knowledge of Healthcare Settings

    Gain an understanding of financial management and analysis within multiple healthcare settings in courses led by experienced instructors.

Prepare for Industry Certification

Our industry-experienced instructors and the program coordinator offer personal guidance to help you prepare for your national certification exam, the Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) exam—and the application fee is included in your tuition costs.*

*The application fee for each qualified student’s first RHIA exam attempt is included in the total program costs. Should you need to take the exam more than once to receive a passing score, you will be responsible for all subsequent exam application fees.

Program Accreditation

The online HIM Bachelor’s degree program at Rasmussen College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

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Our Grads Achieve Career Success

Graduates from our School of Health Science programs are working for leading employers, including:*

  • Mayo Clinic Health System
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • Allina
  • U of Minnesota Physicians
  • Children’s Hospital of MN
  • Fairview Hospitals and Clinics
  • Sanford Health
  • Heart of Florida Health Center
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • GE Healthcare
  • Ultimate Medical Academy
  • Marshfield Clinic
  • Elmhurst Memorial Hospital

116 Years of Successful Graduates

At Rasmussen College, we’ve been dedicated to our mission of preparing students for career success since 1900.

*Employer information reported by Rasmussen College graduates. This list does not constitute an endorsement of Rasmussen College by the organizations shown above. Listing does not guarantee or imply that future employment opportunities at these organizations will be available.

Average Salary

for our Health Information Management Graduates:

  • Bachelor's Degree$41,034

Program Entry Requirements

Enrolling students to this program must have earned an Associate’s degree in health information technology/management from a CAHIIM-accredited program within the past five years, or have an Associate’s degree and possess a current RHIT credential. If the degree was earned over five years ago, the enrolling student needs to have work experience in the health information industry within the last five years and approval from the program coordinator. Please check with your program manager for details. In addition to meeting other admissions requirements, entrants to this program must also pass a criminal background check.

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How Much Could You Earn as an HIM Professional?

In-Demand Career Options for Your Future

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), earning a degree, regardless of the field of study, can improve income potential.* Here is the average salary by percentile and projected job growth for HIM professionals:

Job Title(s) 10th Percentile 25th Percentile 50th Percentile Job Growth (By Year 2024)
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians$24,190$29,130$37,11015%
Medical and Health Services Managers$56,230$72,510$94,50017%

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, [salary data accessed August 9, 2016] www.bls.gov/oes/. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, [career information accessed February 25, 2016] www.bls.gov/ooh/. BLS salary data represents national, averaged earnings for the occupations listed and includes workers at all levels of education and experience. This data does not represent starting salaries. Employment conditions in your area may vary.

How Much Will it Cost?

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The Health Information Management Bachelor's degree is available only to residents of the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Please speak with a program manager regarding eligibility.

*American Health Information Management Association, ahima.org/certification/RHIT

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