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About Our Bachelor's Degree Program

Health information management is vital to administrative operations as well as quality and safety in patient care in health care.

After completing two years of prerequisite coursework, you enter into our two-year program at KU Medical Center, working with cutting-edge technology at a leading academic medical center. Our campus in Kansas City, KS, is situated alongside The University of Kansas Health System, one of the nation’s top-ranked health systems.

Students entering our program may complete their two years of prerequisites from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, or another qualified, regionally accredited institution.

Our program culminates in graduates sitting for the Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) certification examination, an industry-recognized credential offered by the American Health Information Management Association.

Meet with an Advisor

Advising for prospective students is available Monday – Friday by appointment. Please contact him@kumc.edu to schedule your appointment today.

For students already enrolled on the KU Lawrence campus, please schedule an advising meeting with the KU Undergraduate Advising Center and indicate your interest in the pre-health information management track.

Still Exploring?

Not sure if our bachelor's degree program is right for you? Our department offers other degree options to fit your needs and help you achieve your professional goals.

Academic Programs

Accreditation and Student Outcomes

The bachelor's degree in health information management at the University of Kansas is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education, 233 N. Michigan Avenue, 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60601-5800.

The complete accreditation statement and student outcomes are available on our department's homepage.

Health information management professionals are not required to possess a national registration or state license for employment. Graduates of KU's bachelor's degree program in health information management are eligible to sit for the registered health information administrator certification exam.

KU School of Health Professions

University of Kansas Medical Center
Health Information Management
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Mailstop 2008
Kansas City, KS 66160
913-588-2423 • 711 TTY