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Basic Certificates in Health Information Management

223 Yearly Graduations
91% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 25 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a basic certificate in health information. This degree is more popular with female students, and about 24% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 1.3% of health information graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Health Information Majors

In 2018-2019, 223 basic certificates were awarded to health information majors. This makes it the 46th most popular basic certificate program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in health information at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,588
Master’s Degree 568
Associate’s Degree 295
Basic Certificate 223
Undergraduate Certificate 127
Graduate Certificate 47

Earnings of Health Information Majors With Basic Certificates

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their basic certificate in health information. About 91.0% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 20
Women 203
Gender Diversity of Basic Certificates in Health Information

The racial-ethnic distribution of health information basic certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 10
Black or African American 24
Hispanic or Latino 11
White 143
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 32
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Health Information Basic Certificate Students

There are 25 colleges that offer a basic certificate in health information. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, Indiana
133 Yearly Graduations
95% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for health information students seekinga basic certificate is Ivy Tech Community College. Roughly 72,600 attend the school each year. The health information program at Ivy Tech Community College awarded 133 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 95% were women and 19% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#2

Weber State University

Ogden, Utah
21 Yearly Graduations
76% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Weber State University is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in health information. Each year, around 29,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,990 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,476 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 21 basic certificates were handed out to health information majors at WSU. Of these students, 76% were women and 10% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#3

Lakeland Community College

Kirtland, Ohio
14 Yearly Graduations
93% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Lakeland Community College comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in health information. Each year, around 6,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The health information program at Lakeland Community College awarded 14 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 93% of this group were women, and 29% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

Charter Oak State College

New Britain, Connecticut
10 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Charter Oak State College comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in health information. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,656 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,288 per year.

The health information program at Charter Oak State College awarded 10 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 100% of this group were women, and 60% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

Southeastern Technical College

Vidalia, Georgia
9 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Southeastern Technical College comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in health information. Roughly 1,900 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 basic certificates were handed out to health information majors at Southeastern Technical College. Of these students, 89% were women and 11% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#6

Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, Florida
8 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
88% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Florida Atlantic University is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in health information. Roughly 30,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $2,522 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,467 per year.

The health information program at Florida Atlantic University awarded 8 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 75% were women and 88% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#7

Manchester Community College

Manchester, Connecticut
7 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Manchester Community College is the 7th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in health information. Roughly 5,500 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 basic certificates were handed out to health information majors at MCC. About 86% of this group were women, and 57% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, Kansas
5 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Johnson County Community College is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in health information. Each year, around 18,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 basic certificates were handed out to health information majors at JCCC. About 80% of this group were women, and 40% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#9

Middlesex Community College

Middletown, Connecticut
4 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Middlesex Community College is the 9th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in health information. Roughly 2,400 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 people received their basic certificate in health information from MxCC. Of these students, 75% were women and 25% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

3 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Georgia Northwestern Technical College is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in health information. The health information program at Georgia Northwestern Technical College awarded 3 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

3 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 10th most popular school in the country for health information majors who are seeking their basic certificate is West Georgia Technical College. The health information program at West Georgia Technical College awarded 3 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 100% of this group were women, and 67% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#10

University of Toledo

Toledo, Ohio
3 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 10th most popular school in the country for health information majors who are seeking their basic certificate is University of Toledo. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,449 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,047 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 people received their basic certificate in health information from University of Toledo.

#13

Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah
1 Yearly Graduations

Utah Valley University comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in health information. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,122 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,513 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 basic certificates were handed out to health information majors at UVU.

#13

Cambridge College

Boston, Massachusetts
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 13th most popular school in the country for health information majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Cambridge College. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,164 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,731 per year.

The health information program at Cambridge College awarded 1 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#13

Coastal Pines Technical College

Waycross, Georgia
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Coastal Pines Technical College is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in health information. The health information program at Coastal Pines Technical College awarded 1 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to health information that offer basic certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist 3,063
Medical Administration/ Assistant 2,908
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist 2,460
Medical Records Technician 1,783
Medical Biller/Insurance Specialist 1,755

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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