Application Fee


CHA Learning's Health Information Management Program is the largest in Canada and has been providing HIM education at a distance for nearly 70 years. Accredited by the Canadian College of Health Information Management (CCHIM),  the Health Information Management (HIM) program prepares students for roles in health information collection, clinical coding, analysis and reporting, release of information, privacy, electronic records development and management, among others.

Graduates of the program are eligible to write the CHIMA national certification examination to become fully certified professionals.

Please review application requirements on our website if you have not already and consult our HIM Application Guide for step-by-step instructions with images. If you have any questions, please contact us at 

Please take note: DO NOT upload:

  • Photographs of documents - please use a scanner
  • Multiple pages of the same document as separate files. Please combine pages into one file per document. For example, if you have a transcript that is 3 pages long, please upload it as a single document. 


  • Application fees are charged at the time of submission and are non-refundable
  • Incomplete applications not submitted within 6 months will be automatically closed and a new application will need to be started
  • If you are applying for course exemptions, you will need to include PLAR documents as specified on our website. An additional $100 fee will apply.
  • Regular applications will be reviewed in 3-5 business days. PLAR applications may take up to 2 weeks to process.

An email will be sent to applicants confirming the admission decision and rationale, if applicable: Accepted or Declined. In cases where requirements are not met, the application may be returned to the applicant for follow-up. Next steps for enrolment will be provided to accepted applicants.

Term Dates & Enrolment Deadlines:

After acceptance, you will take three biomedical science courses (medical terminology, anatomy & physiology and pathophysiology) at the same time (self-paced, up to 8 months). Once completed you can move into the core curriculum, offered three terms per year. Please see the HIM Program Webpage for term dates and enrolment deadlines. 


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