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About Our Program

Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Management

Health information management (HIM) professionals lead efforts to ensure the availability, accuracy, integrity, and security of all data related to patient healthcare encounters resulting in better clinical and business decisions to enhance healthcare quality. HIM professionals work in a variety of settings throughout the healthcare industry including hospitals, physician offices and clinics, long-term care facilities, insurance companies, government agencies, home care providers, and companies providing services to the medical community. 

 *All classes are conducted online. There is a clinical component that is satisfied in a healthcare facility within Texas

Admission Steps

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Current Students

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Degree Plan

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Graduate Information

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The Collin College HIM program boasts:
Graduate Satisfaction: 100%
RHIT Exam Pass Rate: 84.6% (Fall 2015 - Spring 2016)

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The Health Information Management Degree Program at Collin College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) (http://cahiim.org).


Medical Coding and Billing Certificate 

The Medical Coding and Billing Certificate is 30 credit hour on-line program that will prepare the student for workforce as a medical coder/biller. The curriculum is based on the American Health Information Managements Association's (AHIMA) competencies.

Certificate Plan

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Contact Information

Questions related to the HIM degree or certificate including program admission, course progression, etc. Please contact:

Michelle Millen, MSCPM,RHIT
Program Director
MMillen@collin.edu
972.548.6676

 Questions related to college opeartions including admission to the college, financial aid, registration, etc. Please contact:  

Tori Hoffman
Academic Advisor
THoffman@collin.edu
972.548.6779
 
Upcoming Events:
- AHIMA Convention, Baltimore, MD, October 16-19, 2016
- Hill Day, Austin, TX, April 14, 2017
- TXHIMA Convention, Frisco, TX, June 29 - July 1, 2017