Bachelor's of Science

Health Information Management

 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

 

 

 

1. General Program Information

The Health Information Management program is an online Bachelor's of Science degree program that consists of educational courses in the third and fourth year at the upper-division level and prepares graduates to work in management positions in the health information industry.

 

2. Program Objective

The educational objective of Shasta College’s Health Information Management Program is to prepare students so that upon graduation they will have successfully attained the Bloom’s taxonomy level associated with entry-level competency student learning outcomes at the baccalaureate level as set forth by the Council for Excellence in Education (CEE) for Health Informatics and Health Information Management.

​AHIMA Entry-Level Competencies - Baccalaureate Level


3. AHIMA VLab Campus

Shasta College is an American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Virtual Lab (VLab) campus. Our HIM programs use VLab software applications within our courses and curriculum to help bring experimental learning to the HIM academic experience.

 

4. Accreditation Status

Shasta College will be applying for program accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).  Upon accreditation, students who graduate from Shasta College's Health Information Management program will be eligible to apply for certification as a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA).

 

5. Non-Discrimination Policy

The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District (“Shasta College”) does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religious preference, age, disability (physical and mental), pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity, sexual orientation, genetics, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in admission and access to, or treatment in employment, educational programs or activities at any of its campuses.  Shasta College also prohibits harassment on any of these bases, including sexual harassment, as well as sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.

 

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