Health Information Management

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Health Information Technology, Associate of Applied Science

The Health Information Technology associate of applied science degree program will provide you with the opportunity to gain 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

    Professional Medical Coding and Billing

    CNM Ingenuity offers a Professional Medical Coding and Billing program. Visit CNM Ingenuity Healthcare Programs to learn more.

  • Data analysis, quality and supervision in health information

Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) logo

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

2019-2020 Graduate Data

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

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: