Health information technicians help patients, doctors and insurance companies by maintaining accurate and secure medical records. The field is expected to grow thanks to the increasing digitization of medical records. These health care professionals have very little direct contact with patients, working primarily with computers in office settings at hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and other health care facilities.
Associate in Applied Science Degrees:
Certificates of Achievement:
Professional Certification Opportunities:
- The Health information Technology Associate in Applied Science Degree Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education(CAHIIM).Graduates of a CAHIIM-accredited program are eligible to take the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) exam.
- Medical Coding certifications — Students in the medical-based Administrative Office Systems programs are encouraged to investigate these certifications offered by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).