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Department of Health Information Management

Welcome to Health Information Management

Health information management combines knowledge and skills in healthcare, technology and business. As new and emerging technologies continue to grow along with evolving healthcare delivery models, the HIM profession is continuing to lead the industry in ensuring the protection, quality and integrity of health information. Our degree programs prepare students for careers as professionals who collect, maintain, analyze and secure patient health data.

Our comprehensive curriculum gives graduates the skills they need to adapt to changing technologies and practices in this dynamic field. We are a recognized HIMSS Approved Education Partner and Academic Organizational Affiliate.

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The Bachelor of Science program in Health Information Management at Texas State University is accredited by The Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM), 233 N. Michigan Ave, 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60601-5800.

The Master's Degree Health Information Management Program is in Candidacy Status pending accreditation review by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)


Results from the FY 2018 outcomes assessment for the BSHIM program indicate:

1) A FY17-18 fall semester retention rate of 100% for the campus cohort and 96% for the online cohort.

2) A May 2018 BSHIM graduation rate of 94%.

3) Results from the FY 2017 outcomes assessment indicate a 95% satisfactory score from BSHIM degree graduates in the quality of preparation the program provided for employment.

Results are reported to CAHIIM in the Annual Program Report (APAR).

Contact Us

in person

601 University Drive
Encino Hall, Room 310B
San Marcos, Texas 78666

phone & fax

Phone: 512.245.8242
Fax: 512.245.8258