Master of Health Informatics and Health Information Management

Improve health care access and efficiency while earning your Master’s from UW. Join a free, no-commitment online information session to discover how to become a leader in the rapidly changing field of health IT.

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Advance Your Career on a Flexible Schedule

18 Months /

Hybrid-Flexible or In-Person

The University of Washington Master of Health Informatics and Health Information Management (MHIHIM) program prepares you to step into leadership and technology roles in the development and management of enterprise-level health information systems. Our program offers a unique curriculum combining leadership development with in-depth training in the rapidly changing field of health IT.

Information technology is transforming the health care industry, giving providers ready access to electronic health records and other information that can vastly improve health care.

Gain the skills you need to boost your career with the flexibility of a hybrid online format that accommodates your professional and personal obligations.

Autumn 2024 Cohort

Space Available Deadline

Closed

Autumn 2025 Cohort

Application Opens
Priority Application Deadline
General Application Deadline
Applicants Notified

Sept 1, 2024
Nov 30, 2024
Feb 6, 2025
Within 6 weeks of application deadline

Program Outcomes: 2021-2022

Retention Rate: 95%
Graduation Rate: 100%
Employment Rate: 100% (within one year of graduation)
Student Satisfaction Rate: 100%

Prepare to Lead

Through an integrated curriculum in leadership, informatics, and information management, students learn how to advance health IT systems and lead organizations into the future.

Online or In-Person

The HyFlex format accommodates the schedules of working professionals. Classes meet once a month Thursday-Saturday online or in Bellevue plus once a week via webinar.

Deepen Your Expertise

You’ll learn how to work with current and emerging technologies and implement enterprise data resources that can help providers make informed health care decisions.

Solve Real-World Problems

Apply your skills and industry knowledge to a real-life health informatics and health information management problem at a health care organization.

Paul Clark

“My master’s degree was absolutely worth it … I highly value the education, the knowledge base and the connections. It’s more than just a program.”

Paul Clark
Health Services Manager
Washington State Department of Corrections

The health informatics and health information management accreditor of the University of Washington is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The college’s accreditation for the master degree in health informatics and health information management has been reaffirmed through 2027. 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 info@cahiim.org.

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Prospective Master of Health Informatics and Health Information Management students can register for and attend an information session to learn more about the program.


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Help support future public health leaders today! Make a gift to Gretchen C. Murphy Health Informatics and Health Information Management (HIHIM) Student Support Fund.


Application Dates

Application Opens
September 1, 2024

Priority Application Deadline
November 30, 2024

General Application Deadline
February 6, 2025

Applicants Notified
Within 6 weeks of application deadline