Online Program Designed for Working Professionals
Elevate Your Career by Improving Healthcare Outcomes
Information technology pervades every aspect of healthcare delivery today, providing access to rich and voluminous data. Professionals who can analyze and understand how data can best be used to improve healthcare outcomes are in high demand.
The UMass Lowell Master of Science Health Information Management program, which is ranked the 9th best online program according to Best College Reviews, will help you advance your career and, if you prefer, enter technical fields within the healthcare industry. Master’s-prepared employees in the field can earn more than $91,000 per year, according to Payscale.com.
Accredited Online Program
The Health Information Management program accreditor of UMass Lowell is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The College’s accreditation for Master degree in Health Information Management has been reaffirmed through 2029. All inquiries about the program’s accreditation status should be directed by mail to CAHIIM, 200 East Randolph Street, Suite 5100, Chicago, IL, 60601, by phone at 312-235-3255 or by email at: email@example.com.
Learn Skills to Improve Quality of Care
While more technical or business-focused programs teach students how to crunch numbers in order to improve the bottom line, UMass Lowell’s program teaches these skills as ways to improve the quality of healthcare provided to patients in organizations that offer satisfying and rewarding work experiences to all staff members. Courses have been developed by faculty in the Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences Department of Public Health, while drawing upon the expertise of industry experts, through an organizational affiliation Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS).
As a student in the program, you'll choose one of two options: Health Service Management or Health Informatics. See more details under curriculum below.
Due to the breadth and long history of health-related academic programming, UMass Lowell has close connections with dozens of healthcare providers in Massachusetts and New England, including Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Lahey Clinic, Lowell General Hospital, UMass Memorial Medical Center, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Kindred Healthcare, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, and Lowell Community Health Center.