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 of Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Geographic Restrictions

Edgecombe Community College is not authorized to deliver online courses in Alabama, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.