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Health Information Technology - Associate of Applied Science

  • Program Overview & Length

    The Health Information Technology program is designed to prepare you for a career in the healthcare industry. The online Health Information Technology program is an Associates Degree program and can be completed in as little as 18 months.

    Some of the classes that you can expect  to take include:

    • Introduction to Health Information Management
    • Medical Coding
    • Medical Insurance Billing
    • CPT Coding

    and more!

  • Career Outlook

    As a graduate of Platt College's Online Health Information Technology program, you may be able to find employment: 

    • A solo or group healthcare office
    • Hospitals/Nursing care facilities
    • Mental health facilities
    • Insurance companies
    • Ambulatory facilities
    • Long-term care facilities
  • Program Requirements

    In order to enroll in the Health Information Technology program at Platt College, you will need to have obtained your high school diploma or GED. Basic skills in math are a plus. Employers may require you to get extra certification, such as the Registered Health Information Technician (RIHT) and the Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) certifications.

  • College Can Be Affordable

    Financial aid available to those who qualify.

According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics2 (BLS)

The Medical Records and Health Information Technician fields are growing fast and according to the latest U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics survey, expected growth in the field is 13% growth between 2016 and 2026*. This growth is faster than average for the overall projection for all occupations

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