Combine your love of technology with the in-demand field of healthcare with this online associate’s degree in Health Information Technology. Graduates of this program qualify to sit for the national industry certification exam to become a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT).
The curriculum covers topics in medical coding systems, strategies for privacy and security, data analytics, and regulatory compliance. With this health informatics online degree program, students will be well prepared for employment in settings including hospitals, doctor’s offices, mental health facilities, long term care facilities, health insurance companies, and more. In addition to online coursework, students can gain real-world experience through Professional Practice Experiences (PPE) in their local area.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Pitt Community College is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationSome College
Recommended GPA2.5 or above (4.0 scale)
Criminal Background Check, Interview, Official High School Transcript/GED Score
- Must have a confirmed clinical site placement