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FLEMING COLLEGE, PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Peterborough, OntarioLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1967Established Year
  6855Enrollment

Diploma (Health Information Management)

 2 years
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

$ 13,418 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • The Diploma in Health Information Management is a 2-year program at Fleming College.
  • Students will learn to use computer technologies to capture and analyze data, for use in patient care, decision support, funding, and planning.
  • Some of the main courses students go through in this program are:
    •  Anatomy and Physiology 
    • Clinical Pathology for HIM 
    • Communications
    • Concepts in Health Care
      Concepts in health care for HIM
    •  Health Law
    • Medical Terminology 
  • The graduate satisfaction rate for this program is 82%.
  • This program is recognized by the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA). 
  • Health service careers are among the fastest-growing occupations in the economy.
  • After completing this program students will expertise in the following areas:
    • data quality
    • data collection and coding
    • record /systems management
    • privacy, confidentiality, and security of health information
    • transitioning to the electronic health record
  • The students may have job opportunities as:
    • Hospitals
    • Community healthcare
    • Mental health agencies
    • Rehabilitation services
    • Private clinics, health information networks
    • Insurance and pharmaceutical industries
  • The Employment Rate of Fleming college is 89%.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Diploma
Duration2 years
Fees$ 26,838 for 2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Feb 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
Program Urlhttp://flemingcollege.ca/programs/health-information-management

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility: 

  • Students must have a Higher Secondary School Certificate to get admission in this program.
  • Subjects required: Grade 12 English, Grade 11 C Maths, and any two Gr 11 or 12 C Sciences.

Language Requirments:

  • Students whose official language is not English are required to submit TOEFL or IELTS Scores. 

The above requirements are the minimum requirements and do not guarantee admission. The admissions committee will consider all evidence in the file and decide. To know more about the requirement….Read More


Required Document List

Following Documents are required to attend this program:

  • Statement of Purpose: An essay or other written statement written by the student.
  • Resume/CV: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work and/or volunteer experience.
  • Academic Documents: Submit copies of official transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended.
  • Sample of written work: Student has to write something interesting as their sample essay in the application form.
  • Statement of Interest: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
  • Two confidential letters of recommendation: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
  • Proof that students have enough money to support themselves during their stay in Canada.
  • Letters of reference or any other documents the visa office tell students to bring.


Application Deadline

Fall
Feb 01


Scores Required

80 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.0 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

Year/headYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$12138$12138
Books and supplies$750$750
Health insurance$531$531
Total fees$13419$13419

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Room and board$ 9,825

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020

VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • International Students will need to apply for a valid Student VISA before entering Canada.
  • Students must have a study permit to enroll in any degree, program or course that takes more than 6 months to complete.
  • Whether students also need an Entry Visa depends on their country of citizenship.
  • Study Permit and Visitor Visa (Optional) is required to study in Canada. 
  • A study permit is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. 
  • The cost of the Study Permit is 112 USD.
  • The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
    • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
    • Proof of identity 
    • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

Work Study

Students may qualify to Work while studying off-campus without a work permit. If student qualify, their study permit will allow them to:

  • Work up to 20 hours per week during regular academic sessions, and
  • Work full-time during scheduled breaks, such as the winter and summer holidays or spring break.

To qualify, the student must:

  • Have a valid study permit
  • Be a full-time student.
  • Be enrolled at a designated learning institution at the post-secondary level or, in Quebec, a vocational program at the secondary level.

Career and Placement after Course

  • Health Record/Information Technician
  • Coding Specialist
  • Release of Information Specialist
  • Health Record/Information Administrator
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Quality Specialist


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