Health Information Technology/Medical Records A.A.S.

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Start your career in medical records

Health Information Technology (HIT) is one of the fastest growing careers in the country. This accredited program gives you the credentials sought after by health care providers nationwide. 

What You'll Learn

You’ll learn how to use current information systems to collect, analyze, disseminate, and maintain patient data. You’ll also learn how to understand medical information through coursework in anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology.

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What It's Like

This program offers a rigorous combination of information systems, biology, and liberal arts.

The curriculum adheres to the standards set by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) and the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). View the full accreditation information or view the Health Information Technology Program Outcomes

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Where You'll Go

After graduation, you’ll be qualified to take the national credentialing examination, offered by AHIMA, and become a registered health information technician (RHIT).  Graduates of this program are eligible for technical and management positions in all phases of health care.