The online Associate of Science in Health Information Technology prepares students to keep accurate medical records and help prevent medical complications, helping them become vital to the operation of medical record departments in any healthcare facility. Courses may include Basic Medical Terminology, Introduction to the Health Info Management, Introduction to Health Info Systems, and Management and Supervision of HIM. Graduates find careers as health data analysts, insurance claims analysts, records technician specialists, clinical coding specialists, patient information coordinators, and more.
If under the age of 24 you must meet one of the following requirements: ACT composite score (18 or above), or SAT Reasoning Test Math and Critical Reading (sub-score of 870 or above); cumulative GPA of 2.6 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent); rank in the upper 60% of your high school graduating class; complete the GED with a combined score of a minimum of 2250 and a minimum of 410 on each test.
If 24 years old or older, you must have graduated from high school, completed the GED with a combined score of a minimum of 2250 and a minimum of 410 on each test, or met state requirements for the high school equivalency certificate.
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Commission on Accreditation of Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
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