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

Health Information Management

Bachelor's in health information management

The Bachelor of Science degree in Health Information Management Program provides accessible, high-quality industry-approved instruction designed to prepare students to work at a management level in a variety of healthcare settings including acute and subacute hospital, outpatient clinics, government health agencies, and electronic health records industry vendors.

Additional certification and/or credentialing may be required to obtain employment in the field.

Health Information Management Bachelor graduation


CAHIIM seal of accreditationThe Health Information Management accreditor of San Diego Mesa College is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The College’s accreditation for the Baccalaureate degree in Health Information Management has been reaffirmed through 2028. 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

Outcomes as of 2020-2021 academic year

  • Graduation rate within 2 year program: 88%
  • Employment rate within 6 months of graduation: 85%
  • Retention rate: 99%
  • RHIA exam pass rate: 88%

HIM Careers

Graduates of the HIM program will be able to:

  • Apply the laws of patient record confidentiality, privacy, and compliance
  • Use and design data, databases, and healthcare systems
  • Demonstrate and apply knowledge of the principles of personnel management
  • Develop a financial plan for a health information management department
  • Demonstrate mastery of the principle of health information management
  • Analyze healthcare data; assimilate data and information

Why choose san diego mesa college?

  • Hybrid format classes
  • Evening classes
  • $130/unit
  • Easy to apply
  • Online application
Health Inforamtion Management Degrees


  • Data Quality Manager
  • Quality Improvement Analyst
  • Clinical Informatics Specialist
    • $62,000-$87,000
    • Privacy Officer
  • ICD-10 Educator
  • Project Manager
  • HIM Supervisor / Manager
    $60,000 - 90,000
    Depending on experience and setting.
  • Compliance Officer
  • HIM Director
  • Source
  • *Reference LA County Department of Health Services