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Mission and Objectives

The mission of ASU’s Health Information Management (HIM) program is to assure that graduates have achieved entry-level competencies in the development, dissemination, financial, technological and administrative skills needed for entry-level positions in a health care organization.

Upon completion of the professional HIM curriculum at ASU, graduates will be prepared to:
1.    Accurately collect, analyze and report healthcare data;
2.    Apply healthcare statistics and research to comprehensive health information analysis, including quality assessment and performance improvement;
3.    Apply legal and ethical standards to healthcare information requirements and standards;
4.    Demonstrate appropriate application of health information technology and systems to professional practice; and,
5.    Apply principles of organization and management to human resources and health information services decision making.