ECPI Announces New Health Information Management Degree

By August 6, 2012 Teach IT

Columbia, SC – ECPI University is pleased to announce that it is now offering an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Health Information Management at its Columbia, South Carolina campus.

Graduates will be prepared to ensure the availability of accurate health data through the application of industry-leading healthcare technologies. Coursework involves health data management, information policy, information systems, administration and clinical work flow.

US News and World Report recently listed Health Information Management (HIM) as one of the hottest jobs in the future (11/19/2011).  “As emerging technologies work towards a fully electronic future, HIM professionals are needed to fill the growing workforce,” says ECPI University Columbia Campus President James Rund.  “The Columbia metro area has an amalgamation of hospital networks and major medical insurance companies which rely on Health Information Management professionals.  ECPI University is proud to serve the community by enhancing the workforce with skilled HIM graduates.”

For more information, please contact ECPI Columbia Campus President James Rund at 803.772.3333 or Director of Communications David Brandt at 757.213.3613 or [email protected].

About ECPI University 

ECPI University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate, and master degrees and diploma programs. With campuses in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia, ECPI, a private university established in 1966, offers convenient classes during the day, evening, and online; graduate employment services are provided. Continuing education certification classes and testing are also available.

ECPI’s fields of study include: TECHNOLOGY: Cyber and Network Security, Information Systems,  Healthcare IT, Web Development, Simulation and Game Programming, Database Programming,  Business Systems Administration, Accounting Administration, Electronics Engineering Technology, Mechatronics, Marine Technology; Medical Imaging Equipment Technology; BUSINESS AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE: Accounting, Business Administration, IT Management, Food Service Management, Criminal Justice, Homeland Security; HEALTH SCIENCES: Healthcare Administration, Health Information Management, Medical Administration, Physical Therapist Assistant, Massage Therapy, Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting, Medical Radiography, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Surgical Technology, Nursing (BSN), Registered Nursing, Practical Nursing; CULINARY: Culinary Arts. (Program field availability varies by campus.) For more information, visit

For more information, contact David Brandt, Director of Communications, ECPI University, at 757.213.3613 or [email protected].


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