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Health Information Technology

The health information technology field is relatively young and rapidly growing. HIT graduates may work in technical support, data analysis, reporting, database administration, user education, software development, testing and customization.

  • The Health Information Technology major includes instruction in the technology used to acquire and direct the flow of information between the clinical, administrative, and financial systems in the healthcare industry as well as general principles of information technology.
  • The major in Health Information Technology (HIT) is a bachelor's completion degree that addresses the technology and processes used by healthcare providers and related organizations.

  • Apply your credit hours from other accredited institutions with our generous transfer policy and transfer agreements. 

The program in Health Information Technology (HIT) addresses the technology and processes used by health care providers and related organizations. You will be prepared for jobs that integrate healthcare and technology in the evolving and fast-growing U.S. healthcare system, gaining applied technological skills to solve problems and manage information.

Graduates with this degree are qualified for careers such as:

  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Reporter
  • Database Administrator
  • Health Information Technician/Manager
  • Medical Device Integration
  • Network Security
  • Software Developer
  • Software Tester and Customizer
  • System Use Educator
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Graduate Degree pursuit in related areas

 

Health Information Technology Major Core Courses

  • BIO 232 Human Heredity 
  • BIO 325 Pathophysiology or BIO 342 Genetics
  • CIT 168 Information Technology Tools and Techniques for Organizations 
  • CIT 201 Advanced Spreadsheets and Analytics 
  • CIT 214 Database Design and Development 
  • CIT 268 Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction 
  • CIT 276 IT Systems Design and Lifecycle Management
  • CIT 338 Business Intelligence Tools 
  • CIT 348 Information Management and Retrieval 
  • CIT 357 Current Practices in Information Technology 
  • CIT 358 Information Technology Assurance and Security 
  • CIT 376 IT for Organizations 
  • CIT 431 Health Information Technology I 
  • CIT 432 Health Information Technology II 
  • CMR 224 Medical Terminology 
  • ENG 112 Composition and Literature 
    • or EGS 215 Workplace Writing
  • MTH 125 Precalculus 
  • NSG 321 U. S. Health Care System and Culture 
  • STA 261 Statistics
    • or STA 301 Applied Statistics
    • or ISA 205
  • STC 135 Principles of Public Speaking 
    • or STC 136 Introduction to Interpersonal Communication

 

Learn more about a major in Health Information Technology.

Health Information Technology

The program in Health Information Technology (HIT) addresses the technology and processes used by health care providers and related organizations. You will be prepared for jobs that integrate healthcare and technology in the evolving and fast-growing U.S. healthcare system, gaining applied technological skills to solve problems and manage information.

Graduates with this degree are qualified for careers such as:

  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Reporter
  • Database Administrator
  • Health Information Technician/Manager
  • Medical Device Integration
  • Network Security
  • Software Developer
  • Software Tester and Customizer
  • System Use Educator
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Graduate Degree pursuit in related areas

 

Health Information Technology Major Core Courses

  • BIO 232 Human Heredity 
  • BIO 325 Pathophysiology or BIO 342 Genetics
  • CIT 168 Information Technology Tools and Techniques for Organizations 
  • CIT 201 Advanced Spreadsheets and Analytics 
  • CIT 214 Database Design and Development 
  • CIT 268 Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction 
  • CIT 276 IT Systems Design and Lifecycle Management
  • CIT 338 Business Intelligence Tools 
  • CIT 348 Information Management and Retrieval 
  • CIT 357 Current Practices in Information Technology 
  • CIT 358 Information Technology Assurance and Security 
  • CIT 376 IT for Organizations 
  • CIT 431 Health Information Technology I 
  • CIT 432 Health Information Technology II 
  • CMR 224 Medical Terminology 
  • ENG 112 Composition and Literature 
    • or EGS 215 Workplace Writing
  • MTH 125 Precalculus 
  • NSG 321 U. S. Health Care System and Culture 
  • STA 261 Statistics
    • or STA 301 Applied Statistics
    • or ISA 205
  • STC 135 Principles of Public Speaking 
    • or STC 136 Introduction to Interpersonal Communication

 

Learn more about a major in Health Information Technology.

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