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KU graduates are prepared to enter a career in health information management – a growing field of health care, business, and technology principles. Learn about the variety of employment options available within this dynamic profession:

Data Management & Analytics Information Systems & Informatics

Health Revenue Cycle Management

Quality & Risk Management
Management & Leadership Legal & Regulatory
Classification & Terminology



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A bachelor's degree in health information management from KU is your gateway to these and many more careers in high demand across the country.

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Accreditation

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The Health Information Management accreditor of University of Kansas Medical Center is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).The College's accreditation for baccalaureate degree in health information management has been reaffirmed through 2021. All inquiries about the program's accreditation status should be directed by mail to CAHIIM, 200 East Randolph Street, Suite 5100, Chicago, IL, 60601; by phone at (312) 235-3255; or by email at info@cahiim.org.

Student Achievement and Outcomes Data

The following data is from the 2019-2020 academic year.

  • Program graduation rate: 95% of students who entered the program graduated.
  • Program employment rate: 94.5% of graduates who sought employment are employed, with most employed prior to or within 6 months of graduation.
  • Graduate school entry: 3 of the 18 graduates applied to graduate school and 100% were accepted.
  • Program transfer rate: 0% of students who entered the program transferred to another HIM program.
  • Employer satisfaction: 100% of responding employers indicate they would hire a graduate from the KU-HIM program again in the future; 67% strongly agree and 33% agree that graduates from the KU-HIM program have the knowledge necessary to perform work they are hired to perform.

Documents relating to accreditation status are available at the department office by request. Information for students.

Last modified: Jun 22, 2021

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