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Health Information Technology

The Health Information Technology Program is now accepting applications through April 25, 2014 for Summer and Fall admissions
Download and complete your application today.

Are you seeking a profession in health care that incorporates a business-related career which engages the use of information technology and patient clinical information that serves to guide the healthcare industry? Is so, health information technology is the career choice for you!

This career choice is right for if you:

  • aspire to work in a healthcare- related field that does not involve direct patient care
  • desire to work with a multitude of healthcare professionals in a variety of healthcare settings
  • desire a career with a diverse variety of opportunities
  • seek a profession with excellent opportunities for professional growth

The Health Information Technology profession has a projected employment growth rate of 22% from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  The extensive job market available to graduates boasts a projected 12,000 to 50,000 new jobs anticipated by 2017.

The Health Information Technology Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics Information Management Education (CAHIIM). Program graduates are, eligible to sit for the national certification examination administered by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). After successfully passing the examination, graduates earn the credential RHIT (Registered Health Information Technician).

Post-graduation, students and employers are encouraged to complete a Graduate Satisfaction survey and an Employer Satisfaction survey. The surveys are outcome-focused and designed to assist in the assessment of program effectiveness through an ongoing quality improvement process. We are proud to announce a 100% Graduate Satisfaction Rate and a 100% Employer Satisfaction rate for 2012.

If you have a vision for success... YOUR OPPORTUNITY STARTS HERE!

 

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