Health Information Technology

Associate in Science

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


About Health Information Technology (A.S.)

The Associate in Science (A.S.) in Health Information Technology degree improves the health care delivery system through educating and training students to become knowledgeable about the management of health information systems. Health care 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 health care system run. There's a high demand for health information technologist jobs including clinical coders, health information technicians, data analysts, patient information coordinators and health record technicians. In addition to ensuring that health records are accurate and complete, registered health information technologists must maintain all health records according to federal, state and local laws.

Students will gain technical knowledge of health systems, data entry and retrieval, and a strong technology background, with regulatory knowledge to equip students to modify and recommend medical record technology solutions. This program is available online.

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Industry Associations

Accreditation

The Health Information Technology accreditor of Florida State College at Jacksonville is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The College’s accreditation for associate degree in Health Information Technology has been reaffirmed through 2021. All inquiries about the program’s accreditation status should be directed by mail to CAHIIM, 200 East Randolph Street, Suite 5100, Chicago, IL, 60601; by phone at (312) 235-3255; or by email at info@cahiim.org.

 

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Program Outcomes

 

Student Achievements/Outcomes

Year

Rate

Graduation Rate

2019-20

68%

Student Satisfaction Rate

2019-20

100%

Employment Rate

2019-20

83%


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Program Requirements

Outcomes and Career Outlook



This academic program prepares you for the following careers.

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Program Information

Limited access 
Available Online

Program Code:  2277

Next Start Term

Summer

Deadlines

Feb. 15

Financial Information

Tuition and Fees: $7,342*
 Financial aid is available, if qualified.
Tuition and Fees
Tuition Payment Plans
Scholarships

Additional Costs

Drug screen, background checks, uniforms, physical and textbooks

Contact Information

Phone: (904) 713-4545

*Tuition reflects Florida resident rates and are subject to change. Certain classes that require labs may have additional fees for lab supplies. Additional fees are published in the class schedule