Prepare for a Dynamic Career

Technology is transforming health care, giving providers access to information that helps them deliver better and more cost-efficient care. The UW Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics & Health Information Management program provides you the skills needed to launch your career in the dynamic fields of health informatics and health information management. 

Faculty and alumni from the Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics & Health Information Management discuss the curriculum, flexible schedule and opportunities to gain real-world experience.

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Earn the RHIA Credential

Accredited by the CAHIIM, our program prepares you to become a registered health information administratior (RHIA). Learn how to manage patient records, develop IT solutions and analyze data.

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Position Yourself in a Fast-Growing Field

Health services management is among the nation's fastest-growing occupations. Graduates of UW's HIHIM program are prepared to work in a variety of in-demand roles.

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Learn on a Flexible Schedule

Because classes start in the late afternoon, students can fit the UW HIHIM program around other life commitments, such as work and family.

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Gain Practical Experience

For your culminating capstone project, you're matched with a Seattle-area health care organization and gain experience in areas such as systems analysis and problem-solving.

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Jennifer Phan


“Having the RHIA certification under my belt made a big statement to my current employer. The greater Seattle area can be a competitive market, and many employers are looking to hire credentialed candidates.”

Jennifer Phan

Health Information Management Specialist II, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

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