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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)

Online Option:  This program can be completed entirely online.

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 Associate's degree.

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program.

Program Requirements 2017-2018
  

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

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 3
HIT 108 Health Information Employment Policies 1
HIT 125 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology for HIT 3
Subtotal 14

Concentrations

Complete courses from one concentration. A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

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 Advance Classification Systems Applications 3
 or HIT 290 Health Information Technology Internship
Subtotal 12
Health Information Management Concentration (Concentration Code: OAHM)
HIT 150 Introduction to Health Management Information Systems 3
HIT 175 Health Information Statistics and Research 3
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 26