2021-2022 Course Catalog

Health Information Technology

The Health Information Technology degree program prepares students for a career in Health Information Technology (HIT). The curriculum combines the disciplines of medicine, information management, and computer technology into one program of study. Students will learn how to perform a variety of technical health information functions, including the following: analyzing and evaluating health information for accuracy; compiling administrative and health statistics; coding diagnoses as well as procedures for reimbursement and databases; and utilizing electronic health record (E.H.R.) software.

This is a career and technical education program. Some of the courses may not transfer to four-year institutions.


The Health Information Technology degree program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). Students completing the AAS degree will be eligible to sit for the national RHIT exam through the American Health Information Management Association. The program can be completed entirely online.

Sample Job Titles

Health Information Supervisor; Insurance Claims Specialist; Patient Information and Disclosure Specialist; Health Data Analyst; Quality Improvement Specialist; Physician Practice Manager; Clinical Coding Specialist; Electronic Health Record Coordinator

Available Degrees and Certificates