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Administración de Información en Salud

General Information

The Master of Science in Health Information Administration Program consists of two academic years and a summer session for 78 trimester credits of graduate level course work. The curriculum is based on a series of structured learning sequences organized in a core body of knowledge for all students, an area in a related subject, a professional component, a sequence of tracks for selected topics, and elective courses. The tracks provide students the opportunity of selecting an area of interest from among administration, research, or education.
Program graduates are eligible to apply for the registration examination of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) to qualify as a Registered Health Information Manager and practice the profession as a qualified health information administrator.

As a member of the health team, the health information management performs tasks regarding the definition, design, management, and evaluation of the health information system. He/she organizes, refines, and presents data in such a way as to facilitate its processing and utilization.

A maximum of ten (10) students are admitted each year.

Admission Requirements

In order to be considered for admission, applicants must meet the following requirements:
· Hold a bachelor's degree or its equivalent from an accredited university.
· General grade point average of at least 2.50.
· Have approved a three-credit course with no less than "C" in each of the following areas: Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, and Automated Data Processing.
· Submit graduate entrance examination (PAEG or GRE) scores.
· Interview with the program's faculty.
· Fluency in Spanish; must also have knowledge and comprehension of English.

Graduation Requirements

In order to graduate, students must:
· Obtain a general grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
· Satisfactorily complete (with B or higher) all specialty courses (professional and track).
· Complete all theoretical and clinical practice activities specified by the program.
· Complete graduation requirements within a five-year period.

Course Descriptions

(Please click here to download the course descriptions in PDF format)

Informative Sheet

(Please click here to download the Informative Sheet of the Program)

Program Faculty

Dra. Anna Orabona Ocasio
Prof. Anadel Castro Figueroa
Prof. Marta D�az Col�n
Prof. Sandra Santos Nieves
Prof. Sandra Silva Cintr�n

Physical Address

Medical Center Complex
Monacillo Area, Río Piedras, Puerto Rico
· College of Health Related Professions, Main Building, 5th Floor, Office #502

Director: 787-764-3609; 787-758-2525, ext. 4507
Secretary: 787-758-2525, ext. 4507
Fax: 787-764-3609

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