The online Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Technology prepares students for employment in a multitude of settings throughout the healthcare industry including hospitals, physician offices and clinics, long-term care facilities, insurance companies, government agencies and home care providers. Courses include health information organization and supervision, coding and reimbursement methodologies, computers in health care, advanced medical coding, and health care statistics.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Lamar Institute of Technology is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Recommended GPA2.25 or above (4.0 scale)
Official High School Transcript/GED Score, Criminal Background Check
- Students are expected to fulfil a 24-hr volunteer requirement within a health information department.