Accreditation

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The Health Informatics accreditor of the Medical University of South Carolina is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The College’s accreditation for the Master of Science degree in Health Informatics has been reaffirmed through 2027-2028. All inquiries about the program’s accreditation status should be directed by mail to CAHIIM, 200 East Randolph Street, Suite 5100, Chicago, IL, 60601; by phone at (312) 235-3255; or by email at info@cahiim.org.

About CAHIIM

The Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) strives to provide the public with effective and consistent quality monitoring of health informatics and health information management programs through maintenance of accreditation processes.

CAHIIM is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

MUSC Accreditation

MUSC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Additionally, MUSC is approved to participate in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements. NC-SARA is a voluntary, regional approach to state oversight of postsecondary distance education.

Program Outcome Data

Program Outcome Data for the MS in Health Informatics Program
  2018-2019  2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022
Number of Applicants  20  19 30  
 Number Admitted (offered) 18 (90%) 18 (94.7% 29 (96.7%)  
 Number Accepted 14 (70%) 14 (73%) 24 (80%)  
Number Enrolled  12 (70%) 14 (73%) 24 (80%)  
Completion Rate    80% 75%  
 Retention Rate   80% 95.83%  
 Academic Transfers 0 0 0  
Percent graduates employed within three months following graduation  100% 100% 100%