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Studying Health Information Management at Weber State

Weber State’s health information management program trains organized, analytical students to take on vital roles in the healthcare industry using the latest technology to manage, secure and protect information and data for healthcare organizations.

Health Information Management Highlights

All Weber State health information management classes are available online.

Earning your bachelor’s degree in health information management qualifies you to sit for the Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) exam.

As a Weber State health administrative services major, you can put your knowledge to the test to develop solutions to healthcare issues in WSU’s Healthcare Case Competition.

Accredited Schools Online ranked Weber State as one of the best online schools for healthcare administration for 2017, and SR Education Group ranked Weber State as the fourth-most-affordable college for healthcare administration for 2018.

 

Keli Barkdull

Class of 2018

“I like that classes are available online, which allows me flexibility with family and work. I also appreciate that several classes are taught by the same professor, so you are able to build a relationship.”

What You’ll Learn at Weber

During your first two years, you’ll learn technical functions, such as coding diseases and operations, appropriately releasing medical information, maintaining statistical measures, using related computer application software and supervising employees.

You then expand your knowledge of information systems technologies and their application to the provision of healthcare, advanced statistical procedures and data analytics, and management of project and human resources applicable to health information systems.

What You Can Do after Weber

With your associate’s degree in health information technology, you can go on to a variety of healthcare information positions, such as content analyst, quality improvement analyst and transcriptionist.

Graduates with their bachelor’s degree in health information management start careers as:

  • HIM managers
  • Coding Managers
  • Data and information analysts
  • Research and development scientists
  • Practitioner consultants

You can also go on to earn your post-bachelor’s certificate in health information management to learn the necessary skills to become an effective leader in the field.

Career & Salary Outlook

Common careers for health information management graduates in the U.S. and Utah
Descriptions, job outlook, salary information and more ... 
(Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics, utahfutures.org)