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.  Application can be found here.

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:

Fisher College
Boston, MA and area campuses

The Associate and Baccalaureate degree programs of Health Information Management at Fisher College are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

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

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

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Springfield Technical Community College
Springfield, MA

Associate Degree Programs and Options

Certificate Programs

The Associate degree program of Health Information Management at Springfield Tech is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

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

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
[email protected]

Middlesex Community College 
100 Training Hill Road
Middletown,  Ct 06457
Program Coordinator –  Jill Flanigan

AHIMA Professional Certificate Approval Program (PCAP)

The Health Information Management Certificate is a 30-credit, coding program that may be completed by part-time students in three semesters. Graduates are eligible to sit for the AHIMA CCA, CCS, or CCS-P certification exams.  The Middlesex Community College Health Information Management coding program is approved by the AHIMA Professional Certificate Approval Program January of 2018 – January of 2021 with annual interim approval during these years.  Health Information Management Certificate

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 [email protected], calling (860) 515-3701

Other HIM Related Programs

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College of St. Scholastica


BS Health Information Management – Online
MS Health Information Management
MS Project Management

northeastern univ
Northeastern University
Boston, MA

CONTACT: Bouve Graduate Student Services
(617) 373-2708
[email protected]

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.