Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Technology
Northwood Technical College

Program Details

Northwood offers the online AAS in Health Information Technology. This degree gives graduates the ability to work in healthcare with a focus on managing health information rather than on direct patient interaction. With this degree you will gain competency in medical coding, ensuring the integrity of health information, analyzing data, adhering to legal and regulatory standards, leading a team and quality management. 

Sample of Program Courses:

  • Digital Literacy for Healthcare
  • Healthcare Stats and Analytics
  • Health Quality Management
  • Medical Terminology
  • Intermediate Coding

Learning Pace

Institution-Paced

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Northwood Technical College is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Criminal Background Check, Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

Applicants must meet one of the following:

  • Minimum high school GPA of 2.1
  • ACT scores
  • Minimum college GPA 2.0 (minimum 3 credits)
  • Associate or bachelor’s degree
  • ACCUPLACER scores
  • Additional measures as determined by the counselor

This program requires a clinical component, which may be completed in the student’s geographical location.