Associate in Applied Science in Health Information Technology
Edgecombe Community College

Program Details

The online Associate in Applied Science in Health Information Technology program prepares students to supervise departmental functions; classify, code, and index diagnoses and procedures; coordinate information for cost control, quality management, statistics, marketing, and planning; monitor governmental and non-governmental standards; facilitate research; and design system controls to monitor patient information security.  The curriculum gives students the knowledge and skills to process, analyze, abstract, compile, maintain, manage, and report health information.


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Official transcripts
  • Placement tests, if applicable

Special Accreditation

Commission on Accreditation of Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Geographic Restrictions

Edgecombe Community College is not authorized to deliver online courses in Alabama, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.