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This study was to survey on the strengths and weaknesses of the implementation of internships program on Medical Records bachelor degree training courses in Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences. Two group of student of Medical Records Discontinuous Bachelor training courses in Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, who had passed his internship, were studied Data was collected using a questionnaire which validity and reliability had been confirmed.The result of the study showed that The major strengths of Internships Program include: the behavior of internships instructors with students, the corporation of health care centers administrators for carrying out the internship course, the previous coordination between department of medical records education and hospitals, and holding orientation classes to familiarity students with the internships process. The major weaknesses of Internships Program include: The lack of adequate transportation facilities, not assess actual knowledge and skills of trainees, not focus on applied content in the field of medical records regarding the future job skill requirement. Regarding to the Change of the name of the medical records course to health information technology has raised new students' educational needs. Thus, Department of Management and Information Technology (Medical Records) to improve the quality of students' internships should continue to the previous positive trends in the internships program and planning to correct the weaknesses of the past.