93 - Percent of heath care informatics alumni employed in senior-level positions within the field of health care
35 - Number of health care informatics students enrolled in the fall 2016 semester
25 - Number of health care informatics students enrolled in the spring 2017 semester
28 - Number of students who graduated from the health care informatics program during 2015-16
Health Management and Informatics
College of Health and Public Affairs
University of Central Florida HPA II - Suite 210 4364 Scorpius Drive Orlando, FL 32816-2205
B.S. in Health Informatics and Information Management
In the age of technology, managing patient records and databases
is central to the effective and efficient delivery of health care.
By earning a bachelor's degree in health informatics and
information management from the University of Central Florida, you
will position yourself for a career in the heart of the health care
What sets our curriculum apart is that it is designed to
present a correlation between classroom theory and practical
experience. This means that after learning about business
management, systems analysis, medical coding, and computer
applications in health care, students will apply their knowledge
and skills in a real-world setting. During the summer term of their
senior year, students gain hands-on experience by interning at an
affiliated health care facility in the state of Florida. After
completing the management affiliation, students return to campus to
complete their required courses.
Students who graduate from our program are eligible to apply to
write the National Registration Examination, administered by the
American Health Information Management Association, to qualify as a
Registered Health Information Administrator.
The Department of Health Management and Informatics currently
offers the following undergraduate programs in health informatics
and information management:
The health informatics and information management B.S. degree
program at the University of Central Florida is accredited by the
Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics
and Information Management Education. CAHIIM is the accrediting
organization for degree-granting programs in health informatics and
information management. CAHIIM serves the public interest by
establishing quality standards for the educational preparation of
future health information management professionals. When a program
is accredited by CAHIIM, it means that it has voluntarily undergone
a rigorous review process and has been determined to meet or exceed
the accreditation standards.
Graduates' pass rate on the Registered Health Information
Administrator exam consistently exceeds the national
100 percent of the graduates from the UCF HIIM program who
exercised the early test option in 2013 and 2014 passed the RHIA
Alice Noblin, Ph.D., HIIM Program Director
College of Health and Public Affairs HPA II, Suite 210D
UCF's program provided me the opportunity to expedite my student experience while attaining practical experience working within local health systems.
— Daniel Barr,
“UCF was one of only a few programs nationwide that offered the course work and modality that met my needs. It is definitely a different way of learning, but I find the online modality truly a rewarding and unique experience for learning and collaboration.”
— Jennifer Hamilton,
Executive M.S.HSA, '14
The UCF Health Care Informatics progam has been the catalyst in needed to reignite my career.
— Guy Piasecki,
The health care informatics faculty offered unique perspectives and provided me the ability to succeed in a dynamic field that is changing our healthcare delivery system.