Western Kentucky University

WKU Online

Associate Degree in
Health Information Management

Are you interested in a career in a growing profession that combines patient care, computer technology and management? If so, a career in Health Information Management may be for you.

The Health Information Management (HIM) Program is an associate degree program that prepares the graduate for entry-level employment as a health information technician. The HIM program is available predominantly online, allowing students additional flexibility in their course schedules. Health information technician experts in health data collection, analysis, monitoring, maintenance, and reporting activities in accordance with established data quality principles, legal and regulatory standards, and professional best practice guidelines. Graduates of the program are eligible to take the National Registration Examination for the Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) administered by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).**

CAHIIM SealThe HIM program is currently accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

 Last Modified 7/2/14