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
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).
- 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.
5 years after graduating
|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.