Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University


- 2016/05/17


Health information management (HIM) department has been recently founded 1433/1434. During that year an up-to-date HIMT program has been developed and approved by international academic and professional experts, this in addition to the scientific boars in UQU. The first batch of male and female students were admitted to the program in 1434 /1435.
The Health Information Management & Technology department recognizes the vital role of healthcare information. The mission of BSc. HIMT program is to prepare innovative, confident and quick learner professionals who can identify and use a variety of information resources and technologies to accomplish the objectives of diverse practice environments.
It provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to become self-directed learners who possess critical-thinking and problem-solving abilities as well as communication and interpersonal skills.
As practitioners, graduates of programs will serve society and the profession through collaborative practice, innovative teaching, and the generation and application of new knowledge about health information management.

To become the national and international reputed leading and quality education as well as research center for Health Information Management and Technology area.


• Integrity
• Leadership 
• Quality of education
• Respect, Dedication & Commitment
• Excellence
• To provide internationally recognized highest level of education in the field of health information management and technology as part of professional development of workers in healthcare.
• To undertake analytical, evaluative and innovative quality education to improve the management of health information at a national & international level.
• To facilitate the dissemination of education & awareness in the management of health information to the community at large.
Health Information Management & Technology (HIMT) Program is dedicated to provide & support the highest quality education in management of health information that will benefit the students as well as patients and healthcare providers.