The online Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Technology is for students who want to promote health through the aggregation and interpretation of health data in order to provide better care for patients seeking health services. Students learn to apply technology and information gathering to increase patient care and reduce costs to health providers by enhancing healthcare delivery systems, and facilitate the sharing of information between healthcare professionals and other groups who are responsible for improving patient and public health care. Classes include medical terminology, medical transcription and editing, understanding health insurance, insurance billing and coding, medical law and HIPAA compliance, electronic health records, communication, and global sociology.
- Documentation of high school completion or equivalent
- Copy of government-issued photo identification
- Admissions interview
School Accreditation Statement
Distance Education Accrediting Commission