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​Health Information Technology A.S. (2159)

 

This degree introduces students to the fundamentals of the healthcare delivery system, health information management and health information systems. It focuses on all of the concepts recommended by the American Health Information Management Association. Students will be proficient in human anatomy, physiology and medical terminology. Students leave this program with advance health code knowledge, including the ICD, CPT and HCPCS coding systems. Students are prepared to work as a managerial professional in the HIIM field.

 

The program ends with capstone courses that provide students with the opportunity to develop additional professional and technical skills, and to practice these skills in clinical and seminar setting. This program offers courses in both a lecture and hands-on lab setting. Students can complete this degree in two full-time academic years.


TCC offers a series of certificate programs that build to an Associate in Science degree in Health Information Technology. Students may begin with any of the certificates, or enter immediately into the degree program. Each certificate or degree will provide students with the skills and credentials to move into the job market or advance to the next academic level.

 

 

 

 Program Details

 

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Program Purpose:
To prepare students for employment as health information technicians or medical record technicians in a variety of healthcare settings or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations.

Program Length:
70 credit hours

Admission Requirements:

  • Admission requirements are the same as those for admission to the College: standard high school diploma or GED diploma. Most program courses require students to be college-ready, which means the student must have appropriate placement scores, complete any needed developmental education or meet the requirements for a documented exemption.
  • Satisfactory completion of program prerequisite courses

Academic Division:
Healthcare Professions

Contact:
(850) 558-4500

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Course Information


General Education (15 credit hours)


Note:


To satisfy State Board of Education Rule 6A-10.030, students must earn a grade of “C” or better in any Communications, Humanities, Social Science or Mathematics course used to fulfill general education requirements.

Note:


* Prerequisite course


Contact Information

For more information contact Admissions & Enrollment Services by phone (850) 201-8555, fax (850) 201-8474 or e-mail enrollment@tcc.fl.edu.

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