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Health Information Management

student studyingTacoma Community College (TCC) is proud to offer its first Bachelor of Applied Science in Health Information Management (HIM), beginning Fall 2016.

The specialized field of Health Informatics and Information Management is an exciting career choice. According to the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA):

  • As healthcare advances, health information provides the patient data needed to successfully navigate the changes.
  • As a result, health information professionals can expect to be in high demand as the health sector continues to expand.
  • Demand is on the rise at all levels of education and credentialing.
  • There are approximately 12,000 to 50,000 new jobs anticipated by 2017.

TCC can help get you ready. This Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree provides a pathway for graduates of associate degree programs in healthcare related fields to a baccalaureate level education in the field of Health Information Management (HIM).

Building on the long-standing success of TCC's Health Information Technology program, the HIM Applied Baccalaureate degree is offered completely online. This provides the opportunity for convenience and flexibility for students who need to balance work and family commitments, while providing an excellent, affordable educational opportunity.

Program Specifics

The Baccalaureate Degree Health Information Management Program is in Candidacy Status, pending accreditation review by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)

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