Red River College Polytechnic

Health Information Management

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Program Information

School:Red River College Polytechnic
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Description:The Health Information Management program will develop the skills and knowledge to effectively manage the health information required for patient care, administration, research and education. The program is designed to train students for the specialized techniques required in health information management and offers a unique combination of medical, computer, and business courses.

Emphasis during the program will be on health information science, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, medical coding, computerization, and statistical analysis. Graduates are eligible to write the national certification exam administered by the Canadian Health Information Management Association. Successful certification allows portability of your skills across Canada.
URL:Health Information Management at Red River College Polytechnic
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $15,878

First-year books and supplies: $1,300.00.

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry 
Manitoba Grade 12 including one credit of Biology 40S/40G or Chemistry 40S. Applicants must participate in an information session with members of the Health Information Management Admissions Committee, attend a hospital orientation tour, and submit a 500 word essay covering what interests you about the Health Information Management (H.I.M.) program as a field or career path, what you would like to do when you graduate, what you see as your major strengths, what you see as your major areas for further development, and indicating what alternatives to the H.I.M. program you may have considered.

One credit of Grade 12 Applied Math 40S or Pre-Calculus Math 40S is not required but is strongly recommended.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 01, 2022