Join the professionDegree-level graduates
Looking to apply your existing degree and transferrable skills to benefit the health information profession?
Degree graduates can learn the fundamentals of health information through a certificate program that covers the following practice areas: information governance, technology, analytics, clinical knowledge, data quality, and privacy. Contact an education partner directly to learn more about their program.
Read the frequently asked questions and answers below for more information on choosing this pathway.
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Frequently asked questions
I’m a Canadian degree graduate. What transferrable skills are required in the health information profession?
Transferrable soft skills include communication, dependability, teamwork, organization, adaptability, leadership, and technology literacy. The health information profession welcomes people with backgrounds in finance, insurance, law, business management, statistics, health sciences, and more.
Where can I learn about a program’s format, duration, tuition costs, and more?
For information such as program format, duration, and tuition costs, please visit the educational institutions’ program page.
Please click the button below to access the program directory and view all accredited HIM programs. This directory can be filtered based on education level, type, location, delivery method, and College status.
What is the best school and program to select?
All our education partners have gone through a rigorous program accreditation process and are suitable for preparing students to write the CHIM NCE. Please visit our program directory and contact the schools you’re interested in here: https://cchim.ca/program-directory/
If I graduate from an accredited Health Information Fundamentals program, can I become a Certified Health Information Management (CHIM) professional?
Graduates of accredited Health Information Fundamentals programs are eligible to write the CHIM national certification examination. To learn more about certification, click the link below.