Program of Study

Health Information Management

Program of Study

The Health Information Management Program provides an integrated online/hands-on two-year Associate of Applied Science degree program for the full time student. Students prepare for graduation through online lectures, hands-on lab, and supervised instruction within health care facilities throughout Oregon. A successful student must have good reading, time management and study skills. Course materials, group activities, class discussions, and interaction with the instructor are primarily available through the internet. You must be comfortable with instructional technology when you start the Health Information Management program. Lane uses Moodle as their learning management system for instruction. There are no accommodations for outside employment or other individual student commitments while completing program requirements.

student sitting at computerThe HIM program is established as a fully online program to meet the needs of working students and professionals. The exception to online courses is the requirement for cooperative education courses that are completed on site at a clinical facility.

Online Technology Requirements

Students meet the minimum requirements listed on Moodle to complete the courses. See Moodle Requirements for details.

For a look at the entire curriculum for Health Information Management, view the online catalog information.

The Associate Degree Health Information Management Program is in Candidacy Status, pending accreditation review by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

Health Information Management and Medical Coding graduates work at hospitals, clinics, skilled nursing care facilities, and other health care entities.