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Accreditation


NWACC's Health Information Management (HIM) program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

Graduating from a CAHIIM accredited program offers employers assurance that you have the expected professional knowledge and skills, and have experienced a curriculum that is relevant to today's electronic health record (EHR) environment.

A graduate is required to have completed an accredited CAHIIM program in order to be eligible to take the AHIMA professional HIM Certification Exam and become certified.
 

About CAHIIM:

NWACC's Health Information Management accreditor is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The college’s accreditation for the associate degree in Health Information Management has been reaffirmed through 2022. 

All inquiries about the program’s accreditation status should be directed by mail to CAHIIM, 200 East Randolph Street, Suite 5100, Chicago, Illinois, 60601, by phone at 312-235-3255, or by email at info@cahiim.org. Learn more about CAHIIM at cahiim.org/accreditation.


NWACC HIM Stats from 2021-2022:

  • 82% - Graduation rate
  • 100% - Employment rate
  • 100% -  Graduates satisfied with their educational experience