Health Information Management


Are you looking for a career in a high-demand field with diverse opportunities?  Are you interested in healthcare, computers, management, law, and working with other professionals?  If so, then consider Missouri Western’s Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management.

Changes in healthcare drive demand—HIM is one of the fastest growing fields in healthcare.  With the nation’s push towards electronic health records in every care setting; the creation of a national health information exchange network; the analysis and use of the resulting data to drive healthcare policy decisions; and the myriad of laws and regulations that impact health information, it is no wonder that highly skilled and knowledgeable professionals are in high demand.

The Bachelor of Science in HIM is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

Students who started the AAS degree in Health Information Technology at Missouri Western State University will be allowed to complete the degree.  Careful planning is underway to make sure all requirements are met in a timely manner.  The Associate Degree Program at Missouri Western is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).


Health Information Management Program
Department of Nursing and Allied Health
Murphy Hall, Suite 309
816-271-5913 or 816-271-5949

Baccalaureate Degree in Health Information Management Program Outcomes:

ACADEMIC YEAR:  2013-2014

The MWSU HIM Program will provide at least three CE programs per year for HIM professionals in the region. Seven were provided in this time frame.

Complete at least one articulation agreement with a CAHIIM accredited associate degree program.  Articulation agreement completed with St. Charles Community College, St. Charles, MO.

Associate of Applied Science Health Information Technology Student Outcomes:
ACADEMIC YEAR:  2012-2013
Graduate Satisfaction Rate:  100%
Employer Satisfaction Rate:  100%