Associate of Applied Science in Healthcare Information Technology
New Mexico State University-Carlsbad

Program Details

NMSU-Carlsbad offers an online AAS in Healthcare Information Technology which can allow you to apply your computer skills within a medical environment.  If you have a proficiency, or interest, in software systems and want to work with medical records, billing and insurance coding, then this two-year degree can open up new career paths for you.  You will learn the management and security of data and information as it relates to patient-provider interfaces, alongside general education coursework.  Specialized subjects include:
  • Legal issues in healthcare
  • Medical coding
  • Pharmacology


  • Official high school transcripts or GED scores
  • Official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Placement tests

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission