Health Information Technology
Program Requirements for Health Information Technology Degree and Medical Coding Certificate

Admission to the College does not guarantee admission to the Health Information Technology or Medical Coding Programs. To be eligible for admission, students must complete and submit the appropriate application, meet all the requirements for admission as outlined in the online Information Sessions and meet with the Department Chair.

Students in the Health Information Technology program must also be able to meet the following Technical Standards:

  • Demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail
  • Understand technical reading material
  • Work at computer monitors for prolonged periods
  • Communicate effectively in English

The program's Technical Standards can be found here.

To be accepted into the program, you must be complete or be exempt from the TSI Exam. Click here to learn more about the exam.


Clinicals for both the AAS Degree in Health Information Technology and the Medical Coding Certificate require that the student be available to report two days per week (Monday through Friday) during daytime hours (8am to 5pm or 7am to 4pm) to the clinical site to which they are assigned. In the summer semester, you may be required to go up to 3 days per week.