This program has Special Admission Requirements
Official Title of Major: Health Information Technology, A.A.S.
Award: Associate of Applied Science degree, A.A.S.
Total Credit Hours: A minimum of 65
Learn more about the Health Information Technology Degree program
Purpose: To prepare students in the efficient use of electronic health information to make the health care system more effective. Health information technicians have the ability to organize and turn data into information and knowledge including being able to determine who needs what information, when and where; how information is defined; how information accuracy and consistency is verified and how information is explained.
The AACC Health Information Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).
Additional Program Requirements
A grade of C or better in all Health Information Technology and general education courses is required to progress in the program.
Faculty Contact (https://webapps.aacc.edu/directory/): Dana Carcamo
Courses to improve skills and prepare for college-level classes may be needed. It is best to see an advisor as you plan your education.
Course/Advising Notes: ________________________________________________________________________
|(*) Students must be admitted to the Health Information Technology major to take HIT courses.