Health Information Management Degree

ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE DEGREE

Health Information Management Degree

The Health Information Management (HIM) program provides an understanding of the many aspects of the emerging field of healthcare technology and information management. HIM professionals are involved in the design, collection, storage, utilization, and transmission of data required to meet the professional, legal, financial, and administrative record-keeping requirements of healthcare delivery systems. They work with clinical, financial, epidemiological, administrative, and coded healthcare and insurance data. This associate’s degree program will provide students the skills necessary to enter the job market as an HIM technician.

PROGRAM ACCREDITATION

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The Middlesex Community College Health Information Management degree program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). 

Students interested in learning more about program accreditation may visit the CAHIIM website student resources page at https://www.cahiim.org/resources/for-students.

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION

Graduates of the Health Information Management degree program are eligible to sit for AHIMA Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT®) certification exam.

A credential provides proof of competency in the field and is often a requirement for Health Information Management positions.

More information about health information careers can be found in the AHIMA Career and Student Center at http://www.ahima.org/careers.

This page updated 9/5/19