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
Program Director: Barbara Manger, MPA, RHIA CCS, FAHIMA
Contact the director by e-mail at: HIM@shp.rutgers.edu

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

Brookdale Community College
765 Newman Springs Road

Lincroft, NJ 07738
Phone: 732.224.1886
Program Director: Mara McAuley, RHIA, CHTS-IS

Programs Offered:

AAS Health Information Technology

 

Camden County College
200 N. Broadway, Room 220

Camden, NJ 08012
Phone: 856.968.1331
Program Director: Linda Mesko, MS, RHIA

Programs Offered:

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

 

Passaic County Community College
1 College Blvd.

Paterson, NJ 07505
Phone: 973.684.6297
Program Director: Lisa DeLiberto, MS, RHIA, CCS, HS-TR

Programs Offered:
AAS Health Information Technology
Medical Coding Certificate Program

 

Raritan Valley Community College
Hunterdon Hall – Office: H-200

118 Lamington Rd.
Branchburg, NJ 08876
Ph: 908.526.1200 x8630
Program Director: Kathy Reilly, MS, RHIT

Programs Offered:

AAS Health Information Technology
12 month online Medical Coding Certificate Program

 

Rowan College at Burlington County
1000 Circle Drive

Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
Phone: 856-222-9311 ext. 1711
Program Director: Susan P. Scully, MS, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, FAHIMA

Programs Offered:
AAS Health Information Technology
AAS Healthcare Informatics

Coding Certificate Program
EHR Certificate Program
AAS Cancer Registry Management
Certificate in Cancer Registry Management