Health Information Technology

20790 - 70 Credits

(Selective Admission)

Are you ready for a rewarding career in one of the fastest growing occupations in the Health Care industry? With an Associate Degree in Health Information Technology (HIT), you will have the expertise to work in a variety of healthcare settings including hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, medical offices, government agencies and more. Health Information Technology professionals play a critical role in maintaining, collecting, and analyzing the data that doctors, nurses, and other healthcare providers rely on to deliver quality healthcare. With healthcare advancements and evolving regulations, Health Information Technology professionals can expect to be in high demand as the health sector continues to expand. If a career combining medicine and cutting edge information technology appeals to you, Indian River State College's Health Information Technology Program is a proven training ground for success.

Our 100% online program gives you flexibility in an independent learning environment and the ability to take classes off campus. Through lectures, virtual labs and internship opportunities you will master medical-legal aspects, quality improvements, healthcare data analysis, ICD-10 coding and supervision of health information employees.

The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). Graduates of the program are eligible to take the AHUMA Health Information Technician exam to become a Registered Health Information Technician RHIT).