Health Information Technology
Associate of Applied Science
Students who wish to specialize in medical front office support or medical transcription should pursue the Health Information Technology certificate.
Program/Major Codes: AASOAH/OAH
What can I do with this degree?
Career Options: Find entry-level employment as a medical coder, or medical billing and insurance claims specialist, or physician or hospital coder.
Academic Options: Continue your studies by working toward a degree in another business field.
Before enrolling in this program, you must fulfill the following requirement.
|CSA 100 or have a keyboarding proficiency at 35+ wpm||0-1|
General Education Requirements
This section lists general education requirements that are not fulfilled by core or support courses. *
|Analysis and Critical Thinking Requirement||2|
|Humanities and Social Science Requirement||6|
Required Core Courses
|Course #||Coruse Title||Credits|
|HIT 100||Introduction to Health Information Management||3|
|HIT 101||Introduction to ICD Coding||3|
|HIT 102||CPT Coding||3|
|HIT 105||Medical Terminology||4|
|HIT 112||Health Insurance and Medical Billing
|HIT 125||Pathophysiology and Pharmacology for HIT
|HIT 175||Health Information Statistics and Research
|HIT 202||Hospital Procedural Coding||3|
|HIT 210||Medical Quality Assurance and Supervision||3|
|HIT 211||Medicolegal Aspects in Health Information Management||3|
|HIT 225||Health Management Information Systems Projects
|or HIT 290||Health Information Technology Internship|
Required Support Courses
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
|BIO 160IN||Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology||4|
|CSA 101||Computer Fundamentals||3|
|CSA 110||Spreadsheets: Microsoft Excel||3|
|WRT 101||Writing I
|WRT 102||Writing II
* Other general education requirements are fulfilled by required core and support courses: Communication - WRT 101 and WRT 102; Analysis & Critical Thinking - BIO 160IN fulfills 4 credits of this requirement. Complete a course from this category and the math competency must be met; Computer and Information Literacy - CSA 101.