Welcome to Health Informatics and Information Management

On behalf of the faculty and staff of the Health Informatics and Information Management (HIIM) department, thank you for your interest in one of our programs.  HIIM professionals, as members of the health care workforce, experience rewarding, challenging and stimulating careers.  The curricula embed unique and specialized knowledge needed in today’s health care workforce.  Please visit each program’s home page for further information about the exciting opportunities presented in the curricula.

Our faculty and staff are dedicated to providing you individualized support and mentoring throughout your studies as we assist you with your educational journey.  


Debra L. Hamada, EdD, MA, RHIA, 
Health Informatics and Information Management
Department Chair

Explore Health Informatics & Health Information Management

This health care profession is best suited for the person who seeks a career in health care and who has interests that are not usually considered health-related with direct patient or hands on care, but working more in an office environment, (i.e..., business, computer science, management, etc.) and working directly with other health care providers (i.e.. Administrators, Doctors, Nurses, Health Care Technicians, and other Allied Health Professionals.)   It offers a wide variety of career opportunities and a choice of geographical locations. A career in health information management offers a wide range of employment and advancement options.  Full-time salaries in the profession range from entry positions paying approximately $38,000 to $50,000 to advanced positions paying up to $85,000 plus. Management positions may offer earnings as high as $150,000.


Join us Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 6:00 p.m., Pacific Time for our Virtual Open House More Info (PDF)
Learn more about our Health Informatics and Information Management Degrees. This event will enable prospective students to learn about our Master’s in Health Informatics, as well as Bachelor’s in Health Information Management and Coding Specialist certificate programs offered here. We will also have attendees meet the HIIM faculty and provide the opportunity to ask questions of the Program Director during our program breakout sessions. Those who attend will have their $60 application fee waived at the time of submission.  Further info will be given during the Open House. Please RSVP by Tuesday, March 19, 2019.

Our Degree Offerings

We offer three degree options within the field of Health Information including Health Information Administration and Health Informatics. We offer a variety degrees including certifications, bachelors and master degree options.