School Year: 2020-2021
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Campus: Online, (clinicals required)
This program is eligible for financial aid
Imagine being employed in the booming health information technology field in as little as two years. With an associate degree in HIT from Moraine Park Technical College, you will learn the latest and greatest about the occupation where health care meets the cutting edge of technology.
Become a health information management professional, one of the fastest growing occupations in the U.S., with a health information technology degree.
Moraine Park’s Health Information Technology program—which can be completed online on a full-time or part-time basis—is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). Graduates are eligible to take the national certification exam offered by the American Health Information Management Association to become Registered Health Information Technicians (RHIT).
Our Health Information Technology graduates have exceeded the national pass rate on the RHIT exam for more than 25 years, and 100 percent of program students have received a favorable rating on the professional practice site supervisor evaluation in the five technical domains and employability skills.
All core program classes are offered online. Job shadowing in this field is recommended prior to application. Learn more about a career in health informatics at www.ahima.org/careers.
Health information technicians collect, analyze, and report health care data, helping ensure patients receive high-quality care. Moraine Park students learn from instructors who are currently working in the field, gaining knowledge of disease, treatments, computer systems and organizational skills.
The Health Information Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) http://cahiim.org. Graduates are eligible to take the national certification exam offered by the American Health Information Management Association to become Registered Health Information Technicians (RHIT).
*Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.
An Internship is the exit assessment graduation requirement for the program.
|501-107||Digital Literacy for Healthcare||2|
|530-162||Foundations of HIM||3|
|801-136||English Composition 1||3|
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|806-177||General Anatomy and Physiology||4|
|530-178||Healthcare Law and Ethics||2|
|530-182||Human Diseases for the Health Professions||3|
|530-197||ICD Diagnosis Coding||3|
|530-159||Healthcare Revenue Management||3|
|530-163||Healthcare Stats and Analytics||3|
|530-164||Introduction to Health Informatics||3|
|530-199||ICD Procedure Coding||2|
|809-1xx||Behavioral Science Course||3|
|530-161||Health Quality Management||3|
|530-167||Management of HIM Resources||3|
|809-1xx||Social Science Course||3|
|Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements||63|