Students are required to take 10 credits per quarter for nine quarters--completing the program in just over two years.
The health information management
industry is growing rapidly--bolstered considerably by the advent of
electronic medical records. Health information management joins
together the health care and IT worlds. In addition, recent and ongoing
legislative efforts, primarily centered on HIPAA regulations, are
highlighting the importance of health information management and
increasing the visibility of these professionals.
The profession is expected to grow
approximately 4 percent annually through 2012, greater than the
national average job growth rate.