The online Associate of Health Information Technology program is where healthcare meets the cutting edge of technology and contributes to the quality of care by collecting, analyzing, and reporting health care data. The curriculum teaches knowledge of diseases, treatments, computer systems, privacy and security, and organizational skills. Typical careers include coding specialists, release of information specialists, health information technicians, insurance/business specialists, reimbursement coordinators, data quality and integrity monitors, privacy and/or security officers, data analysts, and HIM supervisors.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Recommended GPA2.6 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsACT/SAT, ACCUPLACER
Official High School Transcript/GED Score, Criminal Background Check
- Applicants must have a high school or college GPA of 2.6 or higher, or a satisfactory academic skills assessment score.
- Prerequisites in biology and typing proficiency are required.