Program Details

The Healthcare Information Technology program was developed to prepare you for a career as a Medical Records and Health Information Technician by combining online classes with hands-on training in our Hybrid Track program.
Location:
Augusta, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Associate
Specialty:
Health Informatics, Health Informatics

Program Overview

Program Description:

Are you ready to train for a career in the Healthcare industry? The Healthcare Information Technology program was developed to prepare you for a career as a Medical Records and Health Information Technician by combining online classes with hands-on training in our Hybrid Track program. In as little as 18 months, you can earn an Associates Degree and be ready to start a new career.

As a Healthcare Information Technology professional, you can be an important member of a healthcare team by helping improve the efficiency of a healthcare office. With industry-experienced instructors and a Career Services team to assist you, you can get the support you need every step of the way.

What is a Hybrid Track Program?

Hybrid Track programs consist of blended online and on-campus training programs. This provides you the opportunity to receive hands-on training in our labs as well as connect with instructors and classmates in an online setting.

Train to Become a Medical Records and Health Information Technician

The Healthcare Information Technology program can prepare you for a job in a healthcare setting, such as a physician’s office, laboratories, and hospitals or other similar facilities. Some of the classes you could take include:

Introduction to Health Information Management
Medical Coding
Medical Insurance Billing
CPT Coding
Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Information Technology
Health Information Systems and Technology

During your online lessons, you can learn how to use and maintain the software needed to perform your job. Some of the software includes:

Healthcare billing software
Transcription software
Healthcare common procedure coding software
Microsoft Office suite
Document management software designed for healthcare
Electronic Health Record (EHR) system
This program is designed to prepare you for an entry-level job as a Medical Records and Health Information Technician, and the Career Services team can assist you in marketing yourself for the right career opportunity. They can help you with:


Job Search Assistance
Mock Interviews
Preparing or updating your resume

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA).

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