Health Information Technology

Does this describe you: an organized person who prefers minimal patient contact? Consider a behind-the-scenes health care career! Learn how to organize, analyze, code, and evaluate health information to ensure accurate patient records. Our convenient options can put you on the fast track to success!


 Degrees & Certificates

Complete the AAS program for a degree that transfers and sit for the RHIT certification.

  • 60 credit hours

Qualify for the national CPC exam and entry-level employment opportunities.

  • 28 credit hours

Quality for the national CCS exam and entry-level employment opportunities.

  • 36 credit hours

Program Info

 North Campus

Serving students in Houston, Channelview, Sheldon, and Crosby.


Contact Us
Information Sessions

Information sessions will resume the week of June 6, 2022. Information sessions are being held via zoom every Wednesday.

The meeting request will be emailed to you prior to the session.

Register for Information Sessions

Accreditation Information
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The Health Information Management accreditor of San Jacinto 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 Management has been reaffirmed through 2029. 

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

Program Outcomes

Outcomes: 2021/2022

RHIT Exam pass rate:  91% of graduates passed the RHIT Exam on the first attempt.

Outcomes: 2020/2021

Employer satisfaction rate: 100% of employers acknowledged satisfaction with graduates of this program.

Student satisfaction rate: 86% of students acknowledged satisfaction with their educational experience in the program.


Student Spotlight

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