2017-2018 College Catalog 
    Jul 09, 2020  
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Information Technology, AAS

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Minimum Credits: 64
Contact Hours: 73-74

The Health Information Technology program’s mission is to prepare graduates for entry-level positions as health information technicians in a variety of health care settings. Graduates will meet or exceed the competencies outlines in the domains, subdomains, and tasks of the accreditation agency.

General Education Courses: 19-20 credits

Minimum Program Credits: 64

Suggested sequencing of courses:


  • The first semester must be taken as noted in order to stay on track for the remainder of the program.
  • BIO 23500  and BIO 23600  or BIO 25000  and BIO 25100  are accepted in lieu of BIO 10700 if previously taken.
  • All HIT courses (and OIS courses if taken to satisfy program requirements) require a minimum grade of C+ (2.3) to progress in the program.
  • In order to graduate, students must have a program GPA of 2.3 or better.
  • See your Academic Advisor for a HIT Practicum Checklist to prepare for graduation.
  • **Prerequisite for Practicum—Completion of all courses required for the program (except HIT-23102), consent of advisor, and a program GPA of 2.3 or better. Practicum applications must be submitted the semester prior to practicum registration.


Students should seek additional information and/or advising from their academic advisor. For an appointment, please call (989) 275-5000, ext. 280.

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