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Health information professionals are the managers of vital medical data, which facilitates quality patient care. Health Information Technology is also known as medical records technology. This program combines general education courses, health information courses and clinical experiences to enhance the relation of theory to practice. Upon completion, the student is eligible to take the national certification exam given by the American Health Information Management Association.

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Annalesia Sharp, MEd, RHIA, HIT Director/Instructor Annalesia Sharp, MEd, RHIA
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Courtney Sanderson, MEd, RHIA, HIT Instructor Courtney Sanderson, MEd, RHIA
HIT Instructor

Explore a broad range of career opportunities with a health information technology degree. Bishop State’s Department of Health Information Technology offers the following programs:

The Department of Health Information Technology is now located on the Main Campus in the newly remodeled Center for Allied Health at 272 N. Broad Street, Mobile, AL 36603.


HIT Student Outcomes

As of 2018-2019, the graduation rate of the Bishop State Community College Health Information Technology Program is 91.6%. Results of the 2018-2019 graduate survey indicated that 100% of the graduates agreed the Health Information Technology Program helped them acquire the skills and knowledge to enter the Health Information workforce. Additionally, they indicated their overall academic experience exceeded their expectations. As of 2018-2019, the employer survey indicated 90% of the students who are graduates of the Health Information Technology Program demonstrated necessary knowledge, skills and training for the workforce. In addition, the employment rate for HIT Program graduates in 2018-2019 is 83% (3-students furthered their education).


The Health Information Management accreditor of Bishop State Community College is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The College’s accreditation for the Associate Degree in Health Information Technician has been reaffirmed through 2029. 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

Additional accreditation details

Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education
200 East Randolph Street
Suite 5100
Chicago, IL 60601

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