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Health Information Technology Program Information

Associate of Applied Science


Curriculum Accreditation Performance


A Health Information Technician is a skilled professional responsible for maintaining, organizing, and producing medical information. The curriculum prepares students for employment in any healthcare setting. Upon completion of the program, graduates are eligible to sit for the RHIT National Certification Exam.


This program is offered on the following campus: Allen Park (AP), Clinton Township (CT),  Flint (FL)
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Health Information Technology (HIT) Program (AAS)

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Program Mission & Outcomes


The mission of the Health Information Technology Program is to provide students with the opportunity to build on knowledge and develop the skills necessary to be employed as a Health Information Management professional.


Program Outcomes

The graduate will...

  • Be prepared for an entry-level position in any aspect of health information
  • Demonstrate entry-level ability to apply health information management skills to a work environment
  • Demonstrate entry-level competencies as specified in the CAHIIM Accreditation Curriculum Domains
  • Demonstrate professional and ethical conduct


Course Student Learning Outcomes

Academic Plan

Background Check Requirements

Yes, Background Check required.  Visit the Background Checks page for more information.


Additional Program Information

Please see your Program Director for additional program information.


Library Resources

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Clinical / Work Experience Information

For information about when to apply, how to apply, and application requirements, please visit our Work Experience Information web page.

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Career Readiness

Visit the Career Readiness page for more information and resources on preparing for your future career.

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