Health Information Technology
Welcome to the AAS Health Information Technology 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 of Applied Science Degree in Health Information Technology at Austin Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) (

Student Outcomes

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Department Announcements
Effective 7/24/15, Health Science will be suspending acceptance of all applications while we transition to a new system. We anticipate being able to begin accepting new applications for Spring semester and later starting on or around September 15. Please watch announcements for further information.
Posted: 07/24/2015 4:02 pm

Health Information Technology Applications are only accepted for Fall start. Please submit your application by the posted deadlines.
Posted: 07/23/2015 08:16 am

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