Colleges and Student Resources
The first step in your career planning process is to discover your interests and then match them to careers. If you have an interest in healthcare and information technology, health information management (HIM) may be the right career choice for you. As one of the fastest growing occupations in one of the fastest growing industries, a HIM career places you right where the expanding arena of healthcare meets the cutting edge of technology.
Visit the American Health Information Management Association’s Health Information Careers website!
For a complete listing of the accredited HIM programs to include distance education programs, click here.
Baltimore City Community College Liberty Heights Campus
Baltimore, MD 21215
Jacqueline C. McNair, MA, RHIT
Offers: Health Information Technology Program
The Community College of Baltimore County
800 South Rolling Road
Building C HTEC room 110
Catonsville, MD 21228
Program Director: Susan Moylan, Intensive Training Director
Offers: Health Informatics and Information Technology A.A.S. Medical Coding Certificate
Coppin State University
2500 W. North Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21216
Offers: Bachelor of Science in Allied Health Sciences with a concentration in Health Information Management
Kaplan College – Hagerstown Campus
18618 Crestwood Dr.
Hagerstown, MD 21742
Acting Program Director:
Michelle Pittman, BSHCA, RHIT, EMT
Offers: Health Information Technology Degree and Medical Coding Certificate, and Medical Transcription
Montgomery College – Takoma Park Campus
7600 Takoma Avenue
HIT Program, Office HC 242
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Corinne Smith, MBA, RHIA, CCS
HIT Program Director
Offers: Health Information Technology Degree, Medical Coder/Abstractor/Biller Certificate
Prince George’s Community College
301 Largo Road
Largo, MD 20774
Offers: Health Information Technology Degree and Medical/Coder Specialist Certificate
College of Southern Maryland
HIM Program Coordinator:
Candi Hume, MHA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CIRCC, CPMA, CPC, CCC, RCC
Program in Candidacy with CAHIIM as of 4/29/2020
College of St. Scholastica
1200 Kenwood Avenue
Duluth, MN 55811
University of Maryland Global Campus
3501 University Blvd. East
Adelphi, MD 20783
Mohammad Bajwa, PhD, RHIA, CPHIMS, CPHIT
Offers: Master of Science in Health Informatics Administration
If you’ve already earned a college degree and possess the prerequisites, you can earn a postgraduate certificate or second degree in HIM. The accredited HIM program in your area can provide more details. High school students considering a HIM career can begin a foundation with the following courses: business, computer science, English, math, biology and chemistry.
Financial aid is available to qualified students through the AHIMA Foundation, which offers both loans and scholarships. For more information, contact AHIMA or call the AHIMA scholarship hotline at 312-233-1128. For information on federally sponsored programs call Federal Student Financial Aid Information Center at 800-433-3243.