Application Instructions




Connie Renda
Program Director/Assistant Professor
Health Information Technology
Health Information Management
Office S-308

Dean of Health Sciences and Public Service
Office S-300

San Diego Mesa College
7250 Mesa College Dr.
San Diego, CA 92111
Bachelor's Degree


Application Instructions


Applicants must complete the following:

  1. Apply online to San Diego Mesa College
  2. Complete the Supplemental Application for Health Information Management Baccalaureate
  3. Submit an online application for Health Information Management through the Allied Health Department.

    Health Information Management Program PDFOnline Application Guidelines

  4. Request official transcripts be sent directly to the San Diego Community College District. See "Submission of Transcripts" section @ SDCCD Evaluations

    Note: If you have attended City, Mesa, or Miramar Colleges, you do not have to submit an official transcript. Your transcript will be obtained directly from the records office on your behalf.

The Application Packet

A complete application packet includes the following requirements:

  1. Supplemental Application
    The Supplemental Application for Admission to the Baccalaureate Program in Health Information Management

    Supplemental Application

    (Download and open with Adobe Reader to use the editable PDF)
  2. Statement of Interest
    A one-page typewritten statement of interest, including your background and the reasons you are applying to the baccalaureate program (minimum 10 point font and single space).
  3. Two References
    A list of two references including one faculty member and one person currently working in the field of health information.
    The information listed for each reference must include:
    • Email Address
    • Cellphone Number
    • Work Telephone Number
  4. Unofficial Transcripts

Screening Process

Students with complete applications will be placed on a “qualified applicants” list. Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadline will NOT be considered. The program admits up to 32 students. Completion of all designated prerequisites does not guarantee admission.

All "qualified applicants" will have their application packet evaluated using a scoring rubric. The top candidates will be sent an invitation to interview. The interviews will include a written exercise.

To Cancel/Withdraw

Any candidate wishing to withdraw or cancel their application must provide immediate written communication to the Dean of Health Sciences and Public Service office.