CAHIIM Accreditation Information
The Health Information Management accreditor of the Health Information Technology program at Schoolcraft College is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The College’s accreditation for the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Health Information Technology is in the reaffirmation review process in 2020-2021. All inquiries about the program’s accreditation status should be directed by mail to CAHIIM, 200 East Randolph Street, Suite 5100, Chicago, IL, 60601; by phone at (312) 235-3255; or by email at [email protected]
Students successfully completing this CAHIIM-accredited program are eligible to take the Registered Health Information Technician exam by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Each year the program completes a yearly Annual Program Assessment Review (APAR) for CAHIIM.
Outcomes from the most recent program review include:
- Health Information Technology Program has a 93% graduation rate (2)
- 100% of respondents to an employer survey indicated the quality of the Schoolcraft HIT Graduate is Excellent or Very Good (1)
- 90% of the graduates were employed within one year of graduation (1)
- 78% of the graduates were employed within one year of graduation in roles directly relating to their HIT degree (1)
- 95% of the graduates rated the program as Excellent/Good Overall (1)
- 68% of first-time test takers were successful on the RHIT exam. (3)
An RHIT credential is highly regarded by employers in southeastern Michigan and can lead to excellent employment opportunities. Learn more information about the benefits of certification.
- Schoolcraft College Research and Analytics survey Fall 2020
- HIT Program records 2021
- AHIMA reports 08/01/2019 to 07/31/2020
Learn more information on accreditation at Schoolcraft.
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