2018-2019 College Catalog 
    
    Mar 04, 2021  
2018-2019 College Catalog [Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Health Information Technology, AAS


The Health Information Technology (HIT) Program prepares the student to perform tasks related to the use, analysis, presentation, abstracting, coding, storage, and retrieval of healthcare data in manual and electronic form. Graduates are eligible to take a national certification exam to become a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT).

Graduation Map: Health Information Technology, AAS  

66 Credit Hours Total


Purpose of AAS Degree


The Associate of Applied Science Degree is designed for employment purposes, and it should not be assumed that the degree or the courses in the degree can be transferred to another institution. While some institutions do accept some courses in AAS Programs, the general rule is that courses in AAS. Degrees are not accepted in transfer toward bachelor’s degrees. Students to whom transfer is important should get assurances in writing in advance from the institution to which they wish to transfer.