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. 

 

HIT Info Session  -  February 24 at 4 p.m. in Whitney Room 328  
Learn more about the Health Information Technology/Medical Records program! 

What 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.

Where You'll Go

You’ll be qualified to take the AHIMA national credentialing exam to become a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). 

You can also pursue technical positions like medical coder, cancer registrar, and information clerk. 

Satisfaction rates for our graduates and their employers is 100% (2015-2018). 

Program Outcomes

  • RHIT Certification pass rate (2017-2018): 88%
  • Employment Rate (2018-2019): 57%
  • Transfer Rate (2018 - 2019): 14%
  • Satisfaction on graduate surveys (2015-2108): 100%
  • Satisfaction on employer surveys (2015-2018): 100%
  • Previous year's outcomes

Accreditation

This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM), 200 East Randolph Street Suite 5100 Chicago, IL 60601, telephone 312-235-3255. 

Graduates staying in NYS: 88.5%

Median salary after 3 years: $37,793

[ source: SUNY gradwages ]