Protected Health Information Certificate
Edgecombe Community College

Program Details

The online Protected Health Information Certificate program provides a solid foundation for understanding data collection, storage, maintenance, and retrieval in any healthcare setting.  Courses include Fundamentals of HIM, Health Data Sys/Standards, Medical Terminology, and Prof Practice Experience.  Graduates of this program may transfer their course work into higher level programs offered by the Health Information Technology program.


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Official transcripts
  • Placement tests, if applicable

Special Accreditation

Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges