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SNHU Graduate Programs in Health Information Management, Public Health, Recognized for Academic Standards, Quality

Two graduate programs at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) were recently recognized by accrediting bodies for each program’s commitment to industry standards and continuous improvement in higher education in their field:

Master of Public Health (MPH) – CEPH Accreditation

CEPH Accredited LogoSouthern New Hampshire University’s Master of Public Health program (including the general and global health concentrations) is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health. For a copy of the final self-study document and/or final accreditation report, please contact the Office of Academic Quality, Accreditation and Support at

“Through the delivery of high quality, affordable and innovative learning experiences, scholarship, and community engagement, the SNHU MPH program is committed to empowering professionals across the country to advance their communities’ health,” said Dr. Gail Tudor, MPH Program Director, SNHU. “Our faculty make up a diverse body of public health professionals who work in local and state health departments, nonprofits, government agencies, and research organizations nationwide, allowing our students the opportunity to engage in activities and discussions beyond the traditional classroom setting, with a focus on current issues in public health, career exploration, or research.”

For more information, visit CEPH’s website.

Master of Science in Health Information Management – CAHIIM Accreditation

CAHIIM Accredited logoThe Health Information Management accreditor of Southern New Hampshire University is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). SNHU’s accreditation for the Master’s degree in Health Information Management has been reaffirmed through 2030. 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

“The SNHU Master of Science in Health Information Management program is committed to preparing students as ethical leaders and managers of health information by fostering their ability to think critically, plan strategically, and work collaboratively across an organization, while using technology to protect patient data and solve healthcare needs,” said Dr. Lynn Ward, Health Information Management Program Director, SNHU. “CAHIIM really sets the bar for academic programs in health information management, and we are extremely proud to now offer CAHIIM-accredited programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels at SNHU.”

For more information, visit CAHIIM’s website.

Siobhan Lopez is a former journalist, who is now the assistant director of media relations at Southern New Hampshire University.

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