Health Information Technology (A.S.)

Basic ICD coding, insurance billing, health law and health information systems.

The Associate in Science Health Information Technology degree program improves the health care delivery system through the education and training of students who are knowledgeable about the management of health information systems. Healthcare is the largest industry in the U.S., and there is enormous demand for skilled health information technology professionals to design, operate, and maintain the technology that makes the healthcare system run. There's a high demand for health information technologists like clinical coders, data analysts, patient information coordinators, and health record technicians. In addition to ensuring that health records are accurate and complete, health information technicians must make sure that all health records are maintained according to federal, state and local laws.  

You will gain technical knowledge of health systems in addition to data entry and retrieval. With the A.S. degree in Health Information Technology (HIT) you can gain a strong technology background with regulatory knowledge which prepares you to be able to modify and recommend medical record technology solutions.

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Program Code: 2277
Credential: Associate in Science, Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)
Program Length: 70 credit hours, 24 months
Start Date: June
Tuition and Fees: Approximately $7,000
Additional Costs: Approximately $600
Financial Aid Eligibility: Financial aid is available, if qualified.
Location: North Campus
Email: advisor@fscj.edu
Phone: (904) 766-6761