2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    May 22, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Information Technology (A.A.S.)


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A.A.S. Degree: 69 Hours

Health Information Technology is an Associate of Applied Science degree program designed to lead to employment throughout the healthcare industry in areas of data quality management, health information privacy and security, implementation of electronic health records, compliance with payment laws and regulations, and management of health information and medical records. Graduates are eligible to apply to take the AHIMA certification examination for the Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). AHIMA reserves the right to accept and approve each application and transcript.

The Health Information Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM), 233 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 2150, Chicago, IL 60601-5800, (312) 233-1100.

Note:


* Please contact the Allied Health Admissions Office if:

  1. you have taken MTH 110 prior to the fall 2018 semester
  2. you have previously taken BCS 145 and BCS 146

General Education Requirements - 18 Credit Hours


The Missouri Department of Higher Education has identified a common set of general education courses that have been adopted statewide. These courses are called the “CORE 42.”  CORE 42 courses are guaranteed to transfer to any Missouri public college or university to satisfy general education requirements.

Courses in knowledge areas below, designated with the CORE 42 logo indicates courses in that area have been evaluated and provided a MOTR number for transfer to all Missouri public institutions of higher education.

Courses that do not have this designation may still transfer to public and private colleges and universities in Missouri and elsewhere, but students are encouraged to check the transfer equivalency website of the institution to which they plan to transfer to confirm.

Please refer to the MDHE Core Transfer Curriculum for detailed information on CORE 42 courses.

Program Specific Courses - 6 Credit Hours


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