Educational Programs

The list below identifies the accredited HIT and HIA programs in New Jersey. These programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIIM), an independent accrediting organization. An associate’s or bachelor's degree in HIM from an accredited institution is required to be eligible for the RHIA or RHIT credentialing examination.

Be sure to review information regarding the NJHIMA scholarship.

Health Information Administration Programs

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
65 Bergen Street - SSB 350
Newark, NJ 07107
Phone: 973-972-4356
Fax: (973) 972-8540
Program Director: Dasantila Sherifi, PhD, MBA, RHIA
Contact the director by e-mail at: [email protected]

Programs Offered:
BS Health Information Management (120 credits)
2nd BS Health Information Management (61 credits)
Post Baccalaureate Certificate (49 credits)
Certificate in Medical Coding (21 credits)

Health Information Technology Programs

Camden County College
200 N. Broadway, Room 220
Camden, NJ 08012
Phone: 856.968.1331
Program Director: Linda Mesko, MS, RHIA
Contact the director by e-mail at: [email protected]

Programs Offered:
AAS Health Information Technology
Medical Coding Certificate (AHIMA/PCAP Approved)


Rowan College at Burlington County

1000 Circle Drive
Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
Phone: 856-222-9311 ex.1257
Program Director: Susan P. Scully, MS, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, FAHIMA
Contact the director by e-mail at: [email protected]

Programs Offered:
Coding Certificate Program
Medical Billing Specialist Program
AAS Cancer Registry Management
Certificate in Cancer Registry Management