Department of Health Information Administration


The Department of Health Information Administration (HIA) at Chicago State University offers a Bachelor of Science degree and a post-baccalaureate certificate program in health information administration for applicants with a bachelor’s degree. The program prepares graduates for employment as health information administrators in hospitals, clinics, health agencies, health information systems, medical research programs or other health-related organizations.

Assessment Report 2011

Trend Data 2011

Undergraduate Assessment Plan 2012

Post-Baccalaureate Assessment Plan 2012

Employer and Graduate Satisfaction


Accreditation / Professional Certification>

The health information administration program at Chicago State University is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) located at 233 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 2150; Chicago, IL 60601-5800. The AHIMA telephone number is (312) 233-1100.

Graduates of the HIA program are eligible to sit for the national certification examination administered by the Commission on Certification of AHIMA. After successful completion of this exam, an individual becomes a registered health information administrator (RHIA).  

Certification Exams Results