Health Information Technology
Welcome to the AAS Health Information Technology Program and Medical Coding Certificate Program

Due to Legislative mandates, program changes have been made effective for Fall 2015. New prerequisites in effective for the Associate of Applied Science.

The Certificate in Medical Coding is being deactivated effective Fall 2015. No further applications for this program will be accepted. Students currently in this certificate plan will have until August 2018 to complete this certificate.

 

Medical Coding

Health Information Technologists organize and evaluate patient records for completeness and accuracy. Graduates are eligible for careers in hospitals, clinics, physicians’ offices, health maintenance organizations, nursing homes, and insurance companies.

Accreditation Status

The Associate Degree, Health Information Management Program at Austin Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

Student Outcomes

RHIT Exam Pass Rate:

2012-2013--67%

2013-2014--88%

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Department Announcements
Health Information Technology and Medical Coding Applications are only accepted for Fall start. Please submit your application by the posted deadlines.
Posted: 06/23/2015 09:51 am

Due to Legislative mandates, program changes were made and have been posted for Fall 2015.
Posted: 04/29/2015 09:52 am

All students must fill out a petition after advising in order to register for classes every semester.
Posted: 06/07/2013 1:50 pm