Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Technology
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana

Program Details

If you want to apply your computer skills to a hospital, clinic or other medical environment, NMSU-Dona Ana offers an online AAS in Health Information Technology.  You will hone your proficiency in computers and software to the realm of electronic medical records, billing and insurance coding.  The knowledge and skills you gain in this two-year degree can open new doors in your career.  You will learn the management and security of EMRs and patient information in healthcare, alongside classes in general education.  Specialized HIT subjects, include:
  • Legal issues in healthcare
  • Medical coding
  • Pharmacology

Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Official high school transcripts/GED scores
  • Official college transcripts, if applicable
  • COMPASS placement test

Special Accreditation

ACBSP-certified program

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission