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Program Name
Offered At
Gainful Employment
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D188
Health Information Technology (MCOD)
  OCC
Program Overview:
The Health Information Technology field is a quickly growing field. Completing the Health Information Technology program shows employers you have a well-rounded education in this field. Students will learn to ensure the quality of medical records. Training will include using computer applications to assemble and analyze patient data. Students will work to provide information to make good decisions in improving patient care and controlling costs. Students will learn coding of diagnoses and procedures in patient records for reimbursement and research purposes. The program will allow students to find employment or continue their education with a Bachelor’s degree.

Graduates will be employable in hospitals, and other healthcare settings including office-based physician practices, nursing homes, home health agencies, mental health facilities, and public health agencies. In fact, they may be employed in outside organizations that use patient data and/or health information, such as law and insurance firms, pharmaceutical companies, and health product vendors.

Pre-Program Requirement
BOC1201 Beginning Keyboarding (2 Cr.) or equivalent skills

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 Semester 1

 
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
FA2019
SP2020
 
DAP 1201
Business Computer Systems
 3
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GEN 2297
Employment Skills
 2
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HEA 1225
Introduction to Medical Terminology
 3
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HEA 2264
Medical Insurance & Coding I
 3
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MED 2204
Intro to Health Information
 4
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Term Total
 
15
 
 
 Semester 2

 
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
FA2019
SP2020
 
HEA 2215
Electronic Med Records Mgmt
 3
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HEA 2266
Medical Insurance and Coding II
 3
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LSC 2264
Anatomy for Healthcare
 3
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MED 2206
Intro to Pathophys & Pharm
 3
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MED 2208
Reimbursement & Revenue Cycle
 3
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Term Total
 
15
 
 
 Semester 3

 
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
FA2019
SP2020
 
ENG 1111
Composition I
 3
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HEA 2210
Healthcare Statistics
 4
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HEA 2216
Legal Aspects of Health Info
 3
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HEA 2217
Data Mgmt & Info Governance
 3
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HEA 2218
Healthcare Leadership & Mgmt
 3
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Term Total
 
16
 
 
 Semester 4

 
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
FA2019
SP2020
 
HEA 2219
HIT Capstone Course
 3
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HEA 2220
Certification Preparation
 2
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HEA 2296
Topics in Health Information
 3
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HEA 2297
HIT Professional Practice
 3
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PSY 1101
General Psychology I
 3
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Term Total
 
14
 
 

 
 
Program Total
 
60
 
 





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