General Catalog 2013-2014 Updated
General Catalog 2013-2014 Updated > Programs of Study > Health Information Technology > Health Information Technology Degree
Availability: North Metro Campus
Program Description: The Health Information Technology program is a sequence of courses designed to provide students with the technical knowledge and skills necessary to process, maintain, analyze, and report health information data according to legal, accreditation, licensure and certification standards for reimbursement, facility planning, marketing, risk management, utilization management, quality assessment and research; program graduates will develop leadership skills necessary to serve in a functional supervisory role in various components of the health information system.
Program Purpose: The Health Information Technology program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for positions in Health Information departments and related businesses and industries. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement.
Program Length: A fulltime student who has successfully completed all pre-requisite courses with a C or better and who has been admitted into the Health Information Technology program can complete the Health Information Technology program in four (4) semesters.
Admission Requirements: Students must meet all admission requirements of the college and have reached the age of 17. Students who intend to apply for the Health Information Technology program must enroll in the Health Sciences Certificate program to complete the associate degree level prerequisite courses. The completion of the pre-requisite courses does not guarantee admission into the Health Information Technology program. Admission into the Health Information Technology program is competitive, and the program does not maintain a waiting list. Please consult the Health Information Technology webpage on the college’s website for specific program admission information.
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Total Credit Hours: 64
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