Health Information Technology Programs in California


There are eighteen health information management programs accredited by the CAHIIM(Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education)  in California.

California has the highest level of employement for health information technicians in the U.S. with 17,650 HIT’s with the highest concentration in Los Angeles, Long Beach, & Glendale.

In addition, trained medical records / Health information technicians employed in California have the 4th highest paid salaries for HIT’s working in the U.S.

  • The average salary of a health information technician in California is $42,270
  • The average hourly wage of a health information technician in California is $20.32, according to the Bureau of labor statistics www.bls.gov

1. American Career College – Anaheim

1200 N. Magnolia Ave
Anaheim , CA 92801
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

2. Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

1731 East 120th Street
Keck Building
Los Angeles, CA 90059
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

3. City College of San Francisco

1860 Hayes Street, Room 302
John Adams Campus
San Francisco, CA 94117
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

4. Claremont Graduate University

130 E. Ninth Street
Claremont, CA 91711
Degree Awarded: Accredited Masters (HIM) Program

5. Cosumnes River College

8401 Center Parkway
Sacramento, CA 95823
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

  • A.S.—Health Information Technology Degree
  • Health Information Coding Specialist Certificate

6 month Certificate’s Offered (Healthcare IT Training Program) :

  • Health Care IT Implementation Support Specialist
  • Health Care IT Technical Support Specialist
  • Health Care IT Trainer

6. Cypress College

9200 Valley View Street
Cypress, CA 90630
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

7. DeVry University-Pomona (Satellite Campuses, Long Beach and Sherman Oaks)

901 Corporate Center Drive
Pomona, CA 91768
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

8. East Los Angeles College

1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Life Science
Monterey Park , CA 91754
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

9. Fresno City College

1101 E. University Avenue
Fresno, CA 93741
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

6 month Certificate’s Offered

10. ITT Technical Institute – Orange

4000 Metropolitan Drive
Suite 100
Orange, CA 92868
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

11. ITT Technical Institute – San Bernardino

670 E Carnegie Drive
San Bernardino, CA 92408
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

12. ITT Technical Institute – San Dimas

650 W. Cienega Avenue
San Dimas, CA 91773
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

13. ITT Technical Institute – Sylmar

12669 Encinitas Avenue
Sylmar, CA 91342
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

14. Kaplan College – Riverside Campus

4040 Vine Street
Riverside, CA 92507
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

15. Kaplan College – San Diego

9055 Balboa Avenue
San Diego , CA 92123
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

16. Loma Linda University

Health Informatics and Information Management
1905 Nichol Hall
Loma Linda, CA 92350
Degree Awarded: Accredited Baccalaureate HIM Program

17. San Diego Mesa College

7250 Mesa College Drive
S-324
San Diego, CA 92111

18. Santa Barbara City College

721 Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

Other HIM Programs in California

28000 Marguerite Parkway
Mission Viejo, California 92692

Degree Offered: Health information technology Associate degree

1500 North Verdugo Road, Glendale, California 91208

 Program Offered: Health information technology 

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