Online Bachelor's Degree in Health Information Management (B.S.)

Program Description

The field of Health Information Management is growing rapidly. Over the last few years the federal government has invested billions of dollars in the field to promote the design and development of a robust health information infrastructure. As a result of private institutions following suit, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 16% growth in related health information jobs.

The online Bachelor's Degree in Health Information Management (B.S.) prepares students to develop, implement, and manage health information and data systems for quality care, reimbursement, research, planning, and evaluation. Students will develop and demonstrate competency in the five primary knowledge domains.

Career and Academic Advancement Prospects

Graduates of the online B.S. in Health Information Management are prepared for a variety of health information professions in traditional and non-traditional settings, including (but not limited to) Health Information Analyst, Information Auditor, Clinical Data Analyst, Privacy Officer, Compliance Specialist, Health Information Systems Trainer, and Information Systems Director. The program also prepares students for graduate education at the master's level in health information management, public health informatics, and healthcare administration. Click here and here for two detailed looks at career potential in the Health Information sector.



The HIM bachelor's degree program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)

The Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) exam pass rate for the CUNY SPS HIM program for the period of October 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014 was 100%.  

Admission Criteria

To qualify for admission to any of the Bachelor's Degree programs applicants must have:

The online application requires students to complete a personal essay that will help us understand your educational goals and readiness to return to college.

*International students may enroll in fully online degree programs. However, our online programs do not qualify for student visas.

Application Deadlines


For more information about the program, contact or 212.652.2869.