The 61-credit University of Wisconsin online degree completion program teaches essential skills in both health information management (HIM) and health information technology (HIT)—providing the new HIMT skill set you need to succeed in today’s technology-focused healthcare environments.
Choose from two distinct tracks of study: management or technology
Acquire the knowledge you need to pass the RHIA or CAHIIMS certification exam
Get hands-on, real-world experience through a capstone project
Enjoy the flexibility of online courses
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts an employment increase of 17 percent for all health information professionals over the next decade.
“Widespread use of electronic health records (EHRs) will continue to create demand for managers with knowledge of health information technology and informatics systems. Medical and health services managers will be needed to organize, manage, and integrate these records across areas of the healthcare industry.”
"The UW HIMT capstone project definitely helped me get my foot in the door. I worked side-by-side with health information professionals at Bellin Health Care Systems, designing an application to track population health. "
— Christian Krah, 2014 HIMT graduate
UW Health Information Management & Technology program is a partnership of UW Extended Campus and:
- UW-Green Bay
- UW-La Crosse
- UW-Stevens Point