Associate in Health Information Technology
The associate-level degree program in Health Information Technology offered by ITT Technical Institute is designed to help graduates prepare for entry-level career opportunities in areas involving the collection and maintenance of health data. Learn more about ITT Tech's associate-level degree program in Health Information Technology.
Official Program Name*1:
Associate-level degree program in Health Information Technology
School Offering Program:
ITT Technical Institute
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The associate-level degree program in Health Information Technology at ITT Technical Institute offers students an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills related to collecting, analyzing, monitoring, maintaining, and in accordance with established data quality principles and best practice guidelines. The program combines classroom theory with practical application in a laboratory environment. The program also includes technical basic courses, including, depending on the campus, strategies for the technical professional.
Total Credits Required†:
Typically 96 quarter credit hours (may vary by state)
Topics of Study for an Associate-level degree program in Health Information Technology:
Core Courses in the associate-level degree program in Health Information Technology may include, but are not limited to:
• Medical and Drug Terminology
• Introduction to Healthcare Record
• Release of Personal Health Information
• Human Diseases with Pharmacology
• Healthcare Data Sets and Specialized Registries
• Supervision and Personnel Managers in Healthcare
• Healthcare Statistics
• Healthcare Reimbursement Systems
• Utilization, Risk and Compliance Management
See the specific ITT Technical Institute's school catalog for a complete list of the courses included in this program.
The associate-level degree program in Health Information Technology offered by ITT Technical Institute is designed to help students prepare for entry-level positions involving medical records, health information, patient information and reimbursement. The objective of this series is to introduce students to principles, standards and best practice guidelines related to the collection, analysis, monitoring, maintaining, and reporting quality of health-related data in compliance with established regulations.
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*1 Not applicable for the Philadelphia, PA location
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