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100% Online Format

All courses include online lectures and videos to guide you through assignments.

Asynchronous Format

All courses and assignments are available 24/7.

Affordable Tuition

Talk to your advisor about G3 grants and Federal Financial Aid.

Fully-Accredited Program

Accredited by CAHIIM.

Discover the Health Information Management (HIM) degree program at MECC – your entryway to a fulfilling healthcare career!

What is Health Information Management?

It’s a fascinating field that plays a crucial role in the healthcare system. Even if you don’t have a medical background, but enjoy working with data, this could be the perfect career choice for you! As an HIM professional, you will handle essential health data and information and ensure it is accurate, secure, and accessible for healthcare providers.

MECC’s HIM program is designed to be fully online and asynchronous. This means your classes are always available for you to complete coursework as you have time. You’ll be equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to perform specialized duties in non-clinical, allied healthcare settings. Exciting career opportunities await you in HIM.

Program Benefits Include
  • 100% online
  • Asynchronous format
  • Affordable tuition
  • Industry recognized certifications
Career Opportunities for HIM Graduates Include
  • Outpatient Medical Coders
  • Health Information Specialists
  • Revenue Cycle Specialists
  • Medical Office Managers

There is a growing demand for HIM professionals in healthcare. MECC’s current employment rate for HIM graduates is 100%. A large percentage of these jobs allow graduates to work anytime and anywhere. No medical background is required.

Join us now to make a meaningful impact on patient care and the healthcare industry’s efficiency!


The Health Information Management accreditor of Mountain Empire Community College is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The College’s accreditation for the Associate of Applied Science degree in Health Information Management has been reaffirmed through 2027.

Health Information Management Program Metrics and Student Survey Results from 2020/2021

  • HIM Completion Rate 100%
  • HIM Graduation Rate 47%
  • HIM Graduate Employment Rate 100%
  • RHIT pass rate 100%
  • AAPC CPC pass rate 85%