Health Information Technology
Areas of Study

HITT Associate of Applied Science Degree

This degree plan is designed to prepare individuals for a career as a Health Information Technicians through classroom study and a supervised clinical experience. Upon completion of the prescribed curriculum, the student is eligible to apply to take examinations for the American Health Information Management Association certification in Registered Health Information Technology (RHIT).

Medical Coding Certificate-the certificate in Medical Coding is being deactivated effective Fall 2015.

The Medical Coding Program is a non-degree certificate program that balances knowledge of medical science, technical skills, and practical experience with assessment and evaluation by instructors who care about students success.

This program currently offers a Level I Certificate in Medical Coding. Those who complete the certificate are eligible to apply for entry-level positions in hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare related organizations. In addition, graduates are eligible to apply to take an exam to become a certified coding associate or a certified coding specialist.