Health Information Management


The Health Information Management program teaches the origin, use, content, and format of health records and release of information, and more. Earn an Associate of Applied Science and pursue work as a Medical Secretary, Community Health Worker, and more.

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Health Information Technology, Associate of Applied Science

This degree provides you with the knowledge and technical skills necessary for managing health information within the health care delivery system. You will study anatomy and physiology; medical terminology; diseases; pharmacology and laboratory procedures; the scope of the health information management system; the origin, use, content and format of health records and release of information; ICD-10-CM and CPT coding; health care reimbursement; legal/ethical aspects; data analysis, and the quality and supervision in health information. 

2019-2020 Graduate Data:

  • Graduation rate: 8.4%
  • Employment rate: 78%*2018-2019 data
  • Retention rate: 97.2%
  • Academic progression rate: 88.81%

Health Services Management, Associate of Applied Science

This degree provides you with a broad, solid foundation for attaining entry-level management positions in a variety of health settings. Graduates may find employment in the day-to-day operations of hospitals, long-term care facilities, home health agencies, specialized clinics and physicians’ offices. 
This program provides the basic foundation needed to become a health services manager. After completion, you may transfer to a bachelor’s degree program for advancement in health care disciplines such as Healthcare Administration.  

Related Information


The Health Information Technology accreditor of Central New Mexico Community College is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The College’s accreditation for Associate degree in Health Information Technology has been reaffirmed through 2022. All inquiries about the program’s accreditation status should be directed by mail to CAHIIM, 200 East Randolph Street, Suite 5100, Chicago, IL, 60601; by phone at (312) 235-3255; or by email at


Credit for Prior Learning (CPL)

If you have a valid AHIMA RHIT certificate, you can receive credit for courses in the Health Information Management program by filling out the following form: