The Health Information Management programme prepares graduates for employment in hospitals, nursing homes, physician’s offices, mental health facilities and health insurance organizations. The two-year Associate Degree in Health Information Management combines broad academic knowledge with strong, practical training through seminars, laboratory sessions and off-campus work experiences. Faculty includes a full-time instructor supported by other faculty in the college and a cadre of professional part-time instructors. In addition, faculty meets regularly with an Advisory Committee, comprised of stakeholders who are working in several areas related to Health Information Management.
This two-year programme prepares students for entry-level jobs as Health Information Technicians (HITS)/medical records clerks.
The programme is organized into five semesters with a total of 80 credits. The programme consists of general education, support and health information courses. Health information management and technology courses are designed to utilize learning in general education and to provide knowledge and skills to fulfil the objectives of the programme. Concurrent theoretical and clinical experience enhances the relationship of theory to practice for the student.