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Health Information Specialist Certificate and Degree Program in Las Vegas

Health Information Specialist Career Training in as Little as 9 Months*

Looking for a rewarding career in the healthcare field? Asher College’s Health Information Specialist program gets you trained and on your path to a rewarding career through hands-on training and the support of dedicated instructors.

Our Health Information Specialist program is tailored to those students who require a flexible schedule to meet their education goals. You’ll be able to take classes during the day, evening, and even on the weekends.

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Becoming a Health Information Specialist 

As a Health Information Specialist, you’ll contribute to the delivery of healthcare by collecting, maintaining, and analyzing health information. The information that you provide is required by nurses, doctors, and other health providers to treat patients properly.

Our Health Information Specialist program prepares you for responsibilities in this field by training you in important skills ranging from medical front office, to advanced billing and basic coding.

As a Health Information Specialist student, you’ll benefit from lectures and instruction in the classroom alongside hands-on practice with coding.

Learn more about your future career in healthcare today and see just how far you can go with Asher College.

Health Information Specialist


  • 8% Job Growth Over Next 10 Years
  • Graduates hired by hospitals, physicians’ offices, & insurance agencies
  • 3 Certification Tracks (Including CMAA & CEHRS)
  • Advance into Health Information Management, Clinical Data Analysis, Healthcare Security and much more!

Las Vegas Campus

Asher College’s Las Vegas Campus opened in 2011, and its graduates are now employed throughout the Las Vegas region. We provide classroom and hands-on training experience that focuses on the skills identified by our Las Vegas advisory board made up of local Las Vegas employers.

Vocational College

When you choose Asher College in Las Vegas for your education and training, you will join the many Asher alumni currently employed in and around the region.

Trade School

As a student at Asher College Las Vegas, you will have access to our facilities and resources, personalized instruction from experienced faculty, and the support of staff and fellow students, and as a graduate of Asher College Las Vegas, you will be positioned for numerous employment opportunities.

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Health Information Specialist Program Details

The Health Information Specialist program gives you the comprehensive set of skills necessary to become employable as a Health Information Specialist working for…

  • The office of a doctor, dentist or chiropractor
  • Insurance companies, or
  • Facilities such as a clinic, hospital, or skilled nursing center

You’ll also have the career knowledge to:

  • Adhere to HIPAA, Federal and State regulations concerning confidentiality in the medical field
  • Utilize software applications to manage all aspects of computerized patient record keeping, including proper application of medical diagnosis, procedures, and billing information
  • Record and manage insurance billing and reimbursement activities, as well as knowledge of some medical coding

In addition, the student will develop the keyboarding skills and technical skills needed to be an efficient worker in today’s computerized workplace. You’ll also work on developing the soft skills that employers look for and cound on in the workplace.

When you’re close to completing the program, you’ll review the following three certification options with your instructor and schedule your exam.

  • CMAA Certified Medical Administration Assistant / National Healthcareer Association
  • CEHRS Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist / National Healthcareer Association
  • CBCS Certified Billing & Coding Specialist / National Healthcareer Association

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Career Opportunities

Possible career paths in this field include working as a/an:

  • Health Information Specialist
  • Health Information Technician
  • Medical Records Coordinator
  • Medical Records Analyst
  • Verification Specialist
  • Information Analyst
  • Medical Records Abstractor
  • Data Support Analyst

Industry Relations

We bring in plenty of guest speakers to give you insight into the industry that you intend to break into. Get inside tips from industry employers, alumni, and people who work in the field on how to create opportunity for yourself.

Asher College's career-focused programs can help you transform your career goals into reality

Market-Driven Education

We have an advisory board that helps shape our curriculum. This allows us to alter the curriculum based on recommendations from employers who hire our graduates.

Classes Start Every 2-4 Weeks

Don’t wait around to enroll — our courses begin every 2-4 weeks so you can start your program as soon as you’re ready. Begin your path to a new career quickly with Asher College.

Personalized Attention

We’re a small college, which makes Asher feel like an extended family. Each instructor and faculty member will get to know you by name and help you along the way.

I visited five different schools before I chose Asher because I figured Asher was the perfect fit. My favorite class at Asher would have to be Career Success... If you have the chance to go to Asher, do it!

- Daylene Perry, Medical Records Specialist

Build Career Success Skills

Your time at Asher won’t just be devoted to learning the technical skills of your chosen profession — we also prepare you for the job search with interview tactics, communication skills, resume preparation, and cover letter writing.

An Asher College instructor will work with you one-on-one to develop these skills so that you’ll feel confident about pursuing your career once you graduate.

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