Colleges and Universities


The Center for Health Information Partnerships (CHiP) serves a mission to bring people, communities, and data together to enable everyone to live their healthiest lives. Since 2010, we have worked with our partners to strengthen the use of health information technology and improve access to health data.

CHiP is part of the Institute of Public Health & Medicine based at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

The Center for Innovation in Access and Quality (CIAQ) was established in 2007 to promote the creation and implementation of innovative approaches to improving quality care in safety net systems.

CIAQ accomplishes its mission by:
Providing content, implementation, evaluation, and data support for projects that will both improve care in San Francisco and serve as models for other safety net systems.

Supporting transformation in our safety net through structured evaluation and dissemination.

Leveraging and enhancing existing relationships among safety net stakeholders.

The College of St. Scholastica founded the first HIM program in the country in 1935, and has been widely respected in the fields health informatics and information management education ever since. Our programs follow our Benedictine values of community, hospitality, respect, stewardship and the love of learning. We are literally founded on the principles of taking care of others, and this has led to a national reputation as the authority in health information education.


Dakota State University offers various degrees in health information management which all integrate the latest in technology. Students receive a solid education in our programs plus the tech-knowledge to keep them competitive in the healthcare field. Many of our HIM programs have 100% career placement and are available online.


George Mason University offers graduate programs in health informatics including a PhD in Health Services Research with a concentration in Knowledge Discovery and Health Informatics, a master of science in health informatics and a graduate certificate in data analytics. Information can be found at


Normandale Community College has been offering health IT training since 2009. As a leading trainer in the midwest, Normandale has been nationally recognized and selected as one of seven educational institutions to update national health IT curriculum and train healthcare professionals around the country in how to more effectively use health IT. Learn more about the FREE training available through this program at our website.

The Northeastern University Master of Science in Health Informatics is an interdisciplinary program in which students gain the knowledge and skills to use information technology to improve healthcare delivery and outcomes. Whether you’re looking to expand current job responsibilities or launch a new career, the program allows you to tailor the coursework to fit your background and advance your career in this growing field.

NSU’s Biomedical Informatics Program offers both online/onsite courses, enabling working professionals/international students to obtain a Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics(MSBI) degree without career disruption. Courses leading to Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, CPHIMSS, and NextGen certifications are available throughout the skill-based curriculum.  Graduate certificates in Medical Informatics/Public Health Informatics, an M.S.N. in Nursing Informatics, and a PharmD/MSBI are also offered.


As a not-for-profit initiative from the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering at Purdue University, Purdue Healthcare Advisors (PHA) serves the healthcare industry through consultation, education and managed services for process improvement, quality reporting and health IT security. PHA also works with Indiana’s health systems, clinics and physician practices as a partner in the Great Lakes Practice Transformation Network and Healthy Hearts in the Heartland as well as funding from the state’s Office of Rural Health and Family & Social Services Administration.


The Department of Health Services Administration and Policy (HSAP) with a Division of Health Information Management (HIM) provides education and training in the organization and delivery of health services in public and private institutions and in community-based settings.

Texas State University provides quality education to students from around the globe, choosing from 97 bachelors, 88 masters and 12 doctoral degree programs. An Emerging Research University, Texas State offers opportunities for discovery and innovation. The College of Health Professions prepares students for careers in the healthcare field, including Health IT. Through professional, clinical and academic programs, the college serves as an advocate for change and improvement in healthcare.

The Bonnie Wesorick Center for Health Care Transformation at Grand Valley State University’s Kirkhof College of Nursing is founded on the principles of The Clinical Practice Model Framework™ and focused on cultural and practice transformation in health care. The Center provides assistance to students, faculty and community partners working on problems in health care; consultation and assistance for community partners implementing and expanding their HIT capacity and infrastructure; and HIT guidance, direction, and assistance to diverse stakeholders in systems and organizations.

The George Washington University (GWU) is the largest institution of higher education in DC w. In July, GWU launched a Master of Science in Management of Health Informatics and Analytics, known as HealthInformatics@GW that will be delivered through live, face-to-face online classes, immersive experiences and an interactive social technology network that allows students to access course content from any location with an internet connection.

The University of New England is a top ranked health sciences university that offers graduate and undergraduate programs in health informatics completed fully online. UNE Online provides unsurpassed student support, the flexibility of an asynchronous program and innovative instructional design that brings the online learning format to the next level. Courses are designed with the working professional in mind and built for student success. All programs are now enrolling for the spring cohort.


UK HealthCare®, the academic medical center and health system of the University of Kentucky, is uniquely equipped to provide advanced subspecialty care to the people of Kentucky through its hospitals, six health profession colleges, multidisciplinary centers, and outpatient clinics. By working hand-in-hand with local community providers to bring specialty care closer to the patient, UK HealthCare is delivering the power of advanced medicine to the Commonwealth.

The University of Missouri is a pioneer and leader in biomedical informatics education and research. The Health Management and Informatics Department is well-known for developing, translating, and disseminating knowledge, innovations, and evidence-based solutions to improve the performance of complex health systems.

University of Phoenix is helping to ensure that today’s graduates can effectively tackle tomorrow’s health care challenges. We want to provide you with the skills to pursue a career in health technology. We offer a full range of certificates and degrees that align to both industry standards and leading certification exams. 

At the University of Southern Indiana (USI), the College of Nursing and Health Professions has a global influence in healthcare education. USI prepares the next generation of Health IT leaders through a newly launched Bachelor of Science Health Informatics and Information Management Program, Undergraduate Health Informatics courses and an online Certificate Program in Health Informatics. USI also provides an annual Health Informatics Tri-State Summit in partnership with Indiana Chapter of HIMSS.

The School of Biomedical Informatics is the only free-standing school in the nation dedicated exclusively to graduate programs in biomedical informatics and the only program of its kind in Texas. SBMI’s mission is to educate future scientists & professionals in biomedical informatics and health information technology, conduct informatics research to improve health care and advance biomedical discovery and develop and use advanced informatics tools to solve problems in health care.

University of Toronto is ranked as Canada's top university and offers the Master of Health Informatics (MHI) as a professional graduate degree program via the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation. Applied practicum and academic opportunities build health informatics competencies in decision support and evaluation, knowledge, project and change management.

Students from a range of backgrounds emerge as leaders who bridge gaps in healthcare delivery.

The University of Washington's Clinical Informatics and Patient-Centered Technologies online MS is an interdisciplinary program focused on a wide variety of health providers who want to advance the use of information technology to improve clinical care and outcomes. This online program is designed for working professionals who are looking to take the next step in their career.

Designed with an understanding that new technologies and regulations are profoundly changing the roles of health information professionals, the University of Wisconsin Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and Technology (UW-HIMT) is an online degree-completion program aimed at preparing busy adult learners for professional positions in today’s increasingly technology-based, data-driven healthcare environments.

UW-HIMT is a HIMSS Approved and CAHIIM Accredited program.