Demand. With this degree, you will be in demand from health care facilities and insurance companies from across the state. According to the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services, health information specialists constitute one of the fastest growing occupations throughout the state. After graduation, you have options for where you want to build your career, including hospitals, physician’s offices, urgent care centers, long-term care centers, medical billing service providers, and insurance companies.
So if you are ready for a career and want a challenge of the fast-changing health care field, the Health Information Management (HIM) degree is for you.
This nationally accredited program, which is now offered online, is taught by industry professionals who want to teach you all they know. As an HIM student, you will have support and freedom to succeed. Take classes that fit your schedule, and gain real-world clinical experience through practicum-based learning. You will have program guidance throughout your learning journey.
Need more convincing that this program is right for you? Upon graduating from the HIM program, you are eligible to sit for the Registered Health Information Technician certification. This means, you can jump straight into your bachelor's degree as a junior.
With additional work experience, you may also be eligible for other certifications including the Certified Coding Associate, Certified Coding Specialist, and Certified Coding Specialist-Physician-based.
The associate degree Health Information Management program at Zane State College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).
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