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Health Information Technology

Certificate

Become a Health Information Technician, specializing in medical billing and insurance, front office support, or medical health information management.

Program/Major/Concentration Codes: CRTOAH/OAM/**** (See concentration codes below)

What can I do with this degree?

Career Options:  Become a coder, insurance or medical records technician, or professional in a medical facility or health care or insurance agency.

Academic Options:  Continue your studies by taking additional courses toward the Health Information Technology concentration of the Office and Administrative Professions degree.

More Information:  Review program costs, student debt, on-time graduation and more [view PDF]

Program Requirements
  

Required Core Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
BIO 160IN

Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology*

4
HIT 100 Introduction to Health Information Management 3
HIT 105 Medical Terminology 4
HIT 125 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology for HIT 4
Subtotal 15

Concentrations

Complete courses from one concentration

Course # Course Title Credits
Medical Billing and Coding Concentration (Concentration Code: OAHB)
HIT 101 Introduction to ICD Coding 3
HIT 102 CPT Coding 3
HIT 112 Health Insurance and Medical Billing 3
HIT 202 Coding Certification Preparation
3
 or HIT 290 Health Information Technology Internship
Subtotal 12
Medical Front Office Support Concentration (Concentration Code: OAHF)
CSA 110 Spreadsheets: Microsoft Excel 3
CSA 120 Word Processing: Word 3
HIT 112 Health Insurance and Medical Billing 3
HIT 225 Health Management Information Systems Projects 3
 or HIT 290 Health Information Technology Internship
Subtotal 12
Health Information Management Concentration (Concentration Code: OAHM)
HIT 145 Introduction to Health Data Management 2
HIT 175 Health Information Statistics and Research 4
HIT 210 Medical Quality Assurance and Supervision 3
HIT 225 Health Management Information Systems
3
 or HIT 290 Health Information Technology Internship
Subtotal 12
Total 27


* For students in their final semester of HIT course work.