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Health Information Technology Schools in Alabama


There are four Health information technology programs accredited by the CAHIIM(Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education) in Alabama.

The average hourly wage for a health information technician in Alabama is $14.53 with an average annual salary of $30,230 according to the Bureau of labor statistics www.bls.gov

The job outlook for trained technicians in Alamaba is excellent and is expected to have increased demand over the next several years in physicians office’s, nursing homes, and home health agencies.

1. Alabama State University 

915 South Jackson Street
Montgomery , AL 36104
Degree Awarded: Accredited Baccalaureate HIM Program

2. Bishop State Community College

1365 Dr. Martin Luther King Avenue
Mobile, AL 36603
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

Degree’s and Certificate’s offered:

  • Health Information Technology (AAS Degree)
  • Medical Coding (MC) – Short Certificate
  • Medical Transcripts (MTR) – Short Certificate
  • Office Administration (AAS Degree)

3. University of Alabama at Birmingham

WEBB 550
1530 3rd AVE S
Birmingham, AL 35294-3361
Degree Awarded: Accredited Baccalaureate HIM Program

Degree’s and Certificate’s offered:

  • B.S. Health Information Management
  • M.S. Health Informatics
  • M.S. Health Administration

4. Wallace State Community College

P.O. Box 2000
801 Main Street NW
Hanceville, AL 35077
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate HIM Program

Degree’s and Certificate’s offered:

  • Associate Health Information Technology
  • Medical Coding Certificate (CCA)
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Health Information Technology Programs in Alaska


There is only one Health information technology program that is accredited by the CAHIIM (Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education) in Alaska.

  • In 2009, tuition at University of Alaska Southeast, was approximately $4,888 per year.
  • Health information technicians in Alaska earn an average hourly wage of $19.59, and have an average annually salary of $40,740 according to the Bureau of labor statistics www.bls.gov.
  1. University of Alaska Southeast

1332 Seward Ave
UAS Sitka Campus
Sitka, AK 99835
Degree Awarded: Accredited Associate Applied Science HIM Program

Degree’s / Programs Offered

  • Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Management (HIM)
  • Health Information Technology Occupational Endorsement – 15 credit hour’s for entry-level health information technology specialist or related occupation.
  • Coding Specialist Certificate – 30 credit hours
  • Healthcare privacy and security certificate – 30 credit hours
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