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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. 

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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 (2019-2020) 100%
  • Employment Rate (2019-2020) 80%
  • Transfer Rate (2019-2020) 20%
  • Graduation Rates (Fall 2018) 95%
  • Satisfaction on graduate survey (2015-2020) 100%
  • Satisfaction on employer survey (2015- 2020) 100%
  • Previous year's outcomes


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. 

Typical Salary

5 years after graduating


Popular careers, growth potential, and regional demand for the past 12 months.
Career 10-year growth potential Regional Demand
Health Information Technician 23% High

Real Data from Central New York

  • Data reflect previous twelve-month period in the Syracuse Metropolitan Area and surrounding five-county Central New York region.
  • Salary gathered from SUNY Graduate Wages (data source: NYS Unemployment Insurance) unless otherwise indicated. 
  • Demand is determined by the number of job postings in the region over the past twelve months. 
  • Occupational growth potential gathered from Burning Glass.   

Transfer Paths

4-year School Bachelor's Degree
SUNY Polytechnic Institute Civil Engineering
Lincoln University
Johnson C. Smith University