The online Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Technology prepares students to become specialists who are responsible for maintaining permanent health records. The curriculum familiarizes students with health records, documentation standards, and the equipment necessary to process health information through practical experience in the health information departments of health care facilities. Graduates of this program are eligible to take the Certification Examination of the American Health Information Management Association.
- Official high school transcript or High School Equivalency diploma
- Official transcript from any other college(s) attended
- 2.0 grade point average or a specified score on the High School Equivalency Diploma and a pre-determined minimum score on the ACCUPLACER, ACT or SAT
- Criminal background, drug screening, and dependent adult and child abuse record checks are required prior to the beginning of professional experience courses
Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
School Accreditation Statement
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission