Health Information Technology


CAHIIM seal of accreditationThe Health Information Technology program 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 Associates degree in Health Information Technology has been reaffirmed through 2030. 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

As published in the CAHIIM Annual Report from 2020—2021

  • Graduation rate: 77%
  • Employment rate: 92%
  • RHIT pass rate: 82%

Graduates of the program are eligible to write the national accreditation examination of the American Health Information Technology Association, and upon passing the RHIT exam, become designated as an RHIT (Registered Health Information Technician).

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Tina Recalde
Cassandra Storey Dean School of Health Services & Public Service
Connie Renda
Connie Renda, MA, RHIA, CHDA Program Director / Assistant Professor Health Information Technology Health Information Management 619-388-2606 S-308
Francisco Blas
Francisco Blas Special Admissions 619-388-2684
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