This program provides students with a diverse blend of course work in administrative technology and information management. Students interested in medical coding, health information regulations, and computer applications in the healthcare setting will find this career track rewarding.
Students can sit for various credentialing exams, such as the CCS or CPC. Students are eligible to sit for the RHIT. This does not imply a guarantee.
The Health Information Management accreditor of Blue Ridge Community and Technical College is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The College's accreditation for the associate degree in Health Information Management has been reaffirmed through 2029-2030.
The mission of the Health Information Management (HIM) program is to educate and prepare professionals for a successful career in the HIM field. The knowledge provided will allow graduates to enhance health care delivery in the area improving not only the quality of life for our service area but the economic development as well.