Health Information Technology (AAS)
This Associate degree in Applied Science (AAS) program offers a diverse curriculum designed to ready students for a career as a Health Information Technologist, a health care professional specifically trained to support health information systems, manage medical records, and code information for reimbursement and research. The program prepares graduates for a variety of career opportunities in hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, insurance companies, physicians' offices, and many other organizations dealing with patient records.
Health Information Technology is an Associate in Applied Science program consisting of technology and medical courses such as coding and pharmacology. The HIT program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM), allowing our graduates to apply to sit for the Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) exam. During the academic year 2016-2017, the student cohort retention/attrition rate reported for Health Information Technology is 92.3%/7.7%; the graduation rate, 87.5%; and the job placement rate of graduates in their field of study, 100%.
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