Program Details

UMA gives you personalized attention as you train for a career in health information technology. People in this field help keep track of patient information by entering information into Electronic Healthcare Records (EHRs). Information in EHRs can in

Location:
Tampa, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Associate
Specialty:
Health Informatics, Health Informatics

Program Overview

Program Description:

UMA gives you personalized attention as you train for a career in health information technology. People in this field help keep track of patient information by entering information into Electronic Healthcare Records (EHRs). Information in EHRs can include medical history, symptoms and test results. People in this field also help keep information private, and help physicians access patient records.


Positions in this field include medical records analyst, clinical documentation specialist, document imaging technician and more.


Some skills you’ll learn as a student:


-Create, maintain and process electronic health records
-Help ensure data privacy
-Coding for medical procedures


Typically, students complete this online associate degree program in 17 months.(1) This program can include 45 hours of on-site training under the supervision of a professional.(2) Job search assistance service is included in our competitively priced tuition.(3)


1. May vary according to individual student.
2. Not available to all students due to state restrictions. See the catalog for more information.
3. According to research conducted by UMA comparing a variety of career schools with similar programs.

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools

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