Interested in becoming more involved?!  MaHIMA has two opportunities for students enrolled in a HIM program.

MaHIMA Board of Director Student Ambassador:  The student member of the MaHIMA Board of Directors will play a key role in the Board’s activities throughout the year. The student Board member will assist MaHIMA by serving as a Student Ambassador. The purpose of the Student Ambassador is to communicate MaHIMA’s mission and programs to RHIA, RHIT and other Health Information Management related program’s students.

MaHIMA Student Concierge Program:
*Assist the Administrative Director at the Annual Conference
**Network with HIM Professionals(possible future employment opportunities)
***Full registration including meals for the day of attendance at the conference

To find out about more student opportunities see our MaHIMA student brochure.

The following accredited programs of study for health information professionals are available in Massachusetts:

Bristol Community College
Fall River, MA and area campuses

Health Information Management Program

CONTACT:  Program Chair:  Ann-Marie Barone, RHIA
(508) 678 2811 ext 2369

Fisher College
Boston, MA and area campuses

Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management (HIM)
Accredited Associate Health Information Technology Program
School of Health Professions Information
Medical Coding Certificate Program
Onsite and Online classes available

CONTACT:  Online Faculty Health Information Programs:  Diana Skarbek, MHA, RHIA, CCS -Director – Health Information Programs
(P) 617-512-0590

Labouré College
Milton, MA

Accredited Associate Health Information Technology Program
Medical Coding Certificate Program
Clinical Documentation Improvement Certificate Program
Medical Auditing Certificate Program
Health Information Technology (HIT, Coding, CDI and Medical Auditing)
Online Info Sessions
Sessions are held at 11 am in 2016

May 18
June 15
July 16
August 3

CONTACT:  Elise Belanger, RHIA, HIT Program Chairperson.
(617) 322-3511

Springfield Technical Community College
Springfield, MA

Associates in Health Information Technology Degree

CONTACT:  Tracey McKethan, MBA, RHIA, CCA
Professor/Department/Program Chair, Health Information Technology

Louise Corcoran, MBA, RHIT, CCS
Assistant Professor/HIIM Program Director, Health Information Technology

Associate Dean Faculty, Health Information Management
College of Online & Continuing Education
Southern New Hampshire University
33 South Commercial Street, Manchester, NH 03101
p. 603.629.3582

Charter Oak State College offers a CAHIIM accredited, online, Health Information Management Bachelor of Science.

Charter Oak’s online bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management has been developed by experts in this fast-growing field. The Bureau of Labor Statistics cites health information management as one of the 20 fastest growing occupations in the U.S.  Graduates of the HIM program will have the skills and knowledge needed to manage patient data and work with electronic health records in today’s health care environments. Our program is guided by the principle of quality healthcare through quality information.

The bachelor’s degree program of Health Information Management at Charter Oak State College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

Learn more about the Academic Requirements for our Health Information Management Bachelor’s degree.

Download our Health Information Management program brochure (PDF).

Contact our Admissions team by emailing, calling (860) 515-3701

Other HIM Related Programs

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College of St. Scholastica

St. Scholastica is offering a massive open online course (MOOC) called Anatomy and Physiology. The course has been approved for 12 continuing education units to fulfill the education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association.  Register by July 29, 2015.  Click here for more information.

BS Health Information Management – Online
MS Health Information Management
MS HIM/ITL Joint Program – Online
MS Project Management

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Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Health Informatics (Masters of Science Degree)
CONTACT: Bouve Graduate Student Services
(617) 373-2708

Anna Maria College
Paxton, MA

Online Masters of Business Administration Health Informatics Specialization
CONTACT:  (877)-265-3201

Please visit the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education to search for accredited Masters, Baccalaureate and Associate Degree programs nationwide.

Online Education
Please visit the American Health Information Management Association’s Distance Learning for a list of programs available.


Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI) for a list of approved transcription programs and for policy criteria set forth by the Credentialing Commission for Healthcare Documentation (CCHD).