Features & Highlights

Nationally accredited: Accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)

Nationally certified: Certification as a Professional Certificate Approval Program (PCAP) by American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

Hands-on training: Students gain real-world experience through professional practice experience (PPE) and practicum courses. Students gain real-world experience with electronic health record systems, coding applications, and data analytics tools.

Up-to-date curriculum: Lectures and laboratory projects help students learn the skills needed for processing, coding, classifying, abstracting, analyzing and managing health information.

Flexible scheduling: All core classes are offered online

Highly rated by graduates: 100% of students would recommend their program to a friend.

Employer Partnerships: Relationships with over 100 employers across Washington state.

Personal Advising: Students are paired with an advisor who provides 1:1 support from registration to graduation. Courses include integrated career support and job prep.

Scholarships: Program-specific funding available through the Shoreline Foundation

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Health Informatics and Information Management

HIIM Information Sessions

Attend an upcoming information session to learn more about HIIM programs, career options, and to ask questions.

HIIM Infosessions are held via Zoom on Tuesdays from 4-6pm. Email HIIM@shoreline.edu for details if you would like to stop by.




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.

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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.


2021-2022 Outcomes

  • Employment Rate (based on graduate survey results, all programs): 86%
    • Students not working due to continuing education
  • Student Satisfaction Rate: 93%
  • RHIT Certification Exam Pass Rate: 80%