Ontario College Diploma Health Information Management (Kingston)

Get started on your career as a Health Informa­tion professional and help fill the national shortage of skilled practitioners. If you want to work in healthcare, have a strong interest in computers, and know that direct patient care isn't for you, becoming a Health Information professional may be the ideal career choice.

This program prepares graduates to work in many different health settings, using the latest technology to contribute to quality patient care. You’ll study bio­medical sciences, digital health, health analytics, privacy and health law.

This program is recognized by the Canadian College of Health Information Management (CCHIM). Graduates will be eligible to write the national certifica­tion examination administered by CCHIM and will be entitled to use the credentials CHIM to denote their professional designation.

The Canadian College of Health Information Management is a national, not-for-profit corporation that sets the accreditation standards for educational institutions and certification standards for health information professionals in Canada.

The College, incorporated in 1972, protects the public interest by governing and regulating the professional practice of more than 4,300 certified health information member registrants. In enhancing its status as a regulatory body, the College advances the professionalization of the health information industry and acknowledgement of its professionals as key drivers of policy, funding, and the care that Canadians receive. 

The Canadian College of Health Information Management sets the accreditation standards for educational institutions offering health information programs in Canada.

Accreditation demonstrates to the public that a program is aligned with industry standards, as identified through the College’s needs assessment and consultation with the industry. It is a voluntary, self-regulatory process to recognize those that meet or exceed the standards set for health information education. The purpose of accrediting programs is to ensure continuous quality improvement of the educational content to support the evolving health information industry. 

To learn more about the Health Information Management profession please visit www.echima.ca or www.cchim.ca

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CA$15,960 Per Year

International student tuition fee

2 Years


Sep 2024

Start Month

Aug 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024
  • January 2025
  • May 2025
  • September 2025
  • January 2026
  • May 2026
  • September 2026

Mode of Study

  • Full Time