Features & Highlights

  • Nationally accredited: accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
  • Hands-on training: students gain real-world experience through professional practice experience (PPE) and a capstone course
  • Up-to-date curriculum: lectures and laboratory projects help students learn the skills needed for processing, coding, classifying, abstracting, analyzing and managing health information using the latest manual and computer technology
  • Flexible scheduling: all core classes are offfered online

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Health Informatics and Information Management



The Health Information Management accreditor of Shoreline Community College is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The College’s accreditation for the Associate degree in Health Information Technology has been reaffirmed through 2029-2030. 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 info@cahiim.org. 

2019-2020 Outcomes: 

Retention Rate: 83%
Employment Rate (based on graduate survey results): 100%
Program Evaluation Survey: 92% of first year students would recommend the program to a friend
Graduation Rate: 76%

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The Shoreline Medical Coding and Reimbursement Specialist Certificate program is approved by the AHIMA Professional Certificate Approval Program. This designation acknowledges the coding program as having been evaluated by a peer review process against a national minimum set of standards for entry-level coding professionals. This process allows academic institutions to be acknowledged as offering an approved coding certificate program.