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HIM Program 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.
The Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) strives to provide the public with effective and consistent quality monitoring of health informatics and health information management programs through maintenance of accreditation processes. CAHIIM is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
Where can I obtain additional information about CAHIIM accreditation?
* 2016 First year of CAHIIM accreditation
The NWACC HIM Program Retention Rate 2017-2018:
83% - Retention rate
17% - Non-academic attrition
0% - Academic attrition
The NWACC HIM Program Graudation Rate 2017-2018
83% Graduation rate