Program Overview

Metropolitan Community College offers students a Health Information Technology (HITSD) program that awards the Specialist Diploma upon successful completion. Students have the  capability to gain the necessary IT experience and healthcare knowledge that is required to be a part of the nation’s push to convert to an electronic health records system. Students will be prepared for the installation, configuration and maintenance of electronic health records. All of the program’s courses may be completed entirely online.

Students will need to complete a total of 27 credits in order to graduate from the program. The 27 credits may be fulfilled through six courses. There are three required courses: Introduction to Health Information Technology, Principles of Healthcare Management, and Workflow Redesign I. In addition, students have the choice of completing one set of three courses from a list of four course sets. Every course set provides courses that are needed for the education in the foundational knowledge of electronic health records. Some of the courses within the four course sets are Working with EHR Systems, Workflow Redesign II, and Health Information Exchange.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Diploma

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    School Overview

    Metropolitan Community College Area is a two-year public school located in Omaha, Nebraska. MCC was created in 1974 to serve residents of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy, and Washington counties in the state of Nebraska. MCC's mission is to provide quality learning experiences for a diverse community of lifelong learners in its four-county service area.

    MCC offers more than 100 one- and two-year career programs, as well as academic transfer programs. Online for-credit courses equal that of on-campus courses and retain similar academic standards.


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