Health Information Management

Health Information Management

Health Information Management

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Help Keep the Health Industry Informed

There are few professions that require a combination of organizational, technological and people skills, and health information management is one of them. You can become one of these rarely gifted professionals at San Jacinto College. Our program trains you for a wide variety of functions, from patient interaction to handling the analysis, security, integration and management of health information.


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The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Health Information Management Program of San Jacinto College is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).


Be Sought After by Employers

Upon graduation; students are eligible to apply to take the national examination to become a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) through the American Health Information Management Association ( With that credential added to your resume, several potential employers will likely seek your skills, including hospitals, clinics, law firms, health maintenance organizations, insurance companies, nursing homes, health data organizations and health information vendors.


Student Outcome:

SJC Graduates First-time test takers of the RHIT - 

  • 4th Q 2014: 100% pass rate
  • 1st Q 2015: 100% pass rate

HIM employers rated our graduates at a 100% knowledge-based proficiency.*

  *Based on employer surveys of 2012/2013 AAS graduates.

Mission Statement:

The purpose of the Health Information Management program is to:

  1. Prepare students for careers in health information management with entry-level competencies.
  2. Expose students to the skills and knowledge base necessary to successfully
    pass the certification exam for Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). 




Contact Information

Contact Info: 
Carla Ruffins, MS, RHIA, CHTS-PW, CHDA Director - North Campus
(281) 998-6150 x7237

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