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Welcome to Hutchinson Community College

Health Information Management

Come join our Blue Dragon Family!  Our experienced instructors and advisors in the Health Information Management and Cancer Registry Management programs want you to succeed.  Plus, we are the most affordable HIM program in Kansas and rank one of most affordable in the US. 

Are you interested in the healthcare field but not interested in direct patient care?  Maybe you’re not quite sure.  Professionals in the field of health information management and cancer registry management are the experts who secure, analyze, integrate and manage information that guides the health care industry.

  • Our degrees are delivered 100% online. No campus visits required.
  • We work with you to transfer in as many credits as possible from other colleges.
  • We have dedicated instructors with decades of experience who work with you to best fit your needs.
  • Our clinical coordinator will work with you to arrange a clinical site in your area or offer a virtual option.
  • HIM Program Pass Rate exceeds the AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association) average every year.
  • Cancer Registry Pass Rate exceeds the NCRA (National Cancer Registrars Association) average every year.

We want you to be a success, so we provide multiple programs and platforms to help you get the best education to blaze your path in the medical field.  We are constantly working to stay up to date with industry Best Practices so you are learning from real world examples and cases.

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Contact Details

Allied Health
alliedhealth@hutchcc.edu
620-665-3579
1-888-GO-HUTCH ext. 8100

Health Information Management - AAS

Healthcare Coding Specialist - CERT

Health Information Management-Emphasis in Cancer Registry Management - AAS

Health Information Management - Emphasis in Cancer Registry Management - CERT

NCRA Accreditation Logo Accredited by National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA) https://www.ncra-usa.org/
CAHIIM Accreditation Logo Accredited by Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

Accreditation Statement

The Health Information Management accreditor of Hutchinson 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 Management 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.

Student Achievements for 2022/2023:

  • 93% of students choosing to write the RHIT exam passed on their first attempt.
  • 100% of students enrolled full-time graduated from the program on time.
  • 96% of graduates seeking employment are employed within one year.
  • 100% of our graduates are satisfied or very satisfied with our program.

Program Details

  • Admission

    Admission to Hutchinson Community College

    • Apply for admission to Hutchinson Community College as a degree seeking student.
    • Send all official transcripts to Hutchinson Community College.
    • Application to Hutchinson Community College and official transcripts must be on file to apply to the HIM program.

    Admission Criteria by Program Option

    Submit a Health Information program application (applications accepted year-round). The completion of the application is the student's responsibility.  To meet this responsibility, the student must have:

    Health Information Management (AAS) & Healthcare Coding (Certificate)

    • High school graduation with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale for the last two years of high school, or
    • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale for a minimum of 12 semester hours of college, or
    • Satisfactory performance on the GED.

    *Provisional admission will be granted to a student who does not meet the GPA requirement. Progression in the program will be allowed if the student earns a GPA of at least a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale during the first 12 credit hours.

    Health Information Management Emphasis in Cancer Registry Management (AAS)

    • High school graduation with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale for the last two years of high school, or
    • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale for a minimum of 12 semester hours of college, or
    • Satisfactory performance on the GED.

    Health Information Management Emphasis in Cancer Registry Management (Certificate)

    • Successful completion of a minimum of any Associate’s Degree in any field or the equivalent (60 college-level credits)
    • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale for a minimum of 12 semester hours of college

    *Provisional admission will be granted to a student who does not meet the GPA requirement. Progression in the program will be allowed if the student earns a GPA of at least a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale during the first 12 credit hours.