- Course Descriptions
- Division of Science and Health Careers
- Admission Requirements
- Application Process
- Course Sequences
- Essential Skills
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Information Sessions
HIT Application Process
This is a limited enrollment program.
Before completing the application process, please read the admission requirements.
Application deadline for full-time day A.A.S. degree or medical billing and coding certificate (August admission) is July 1 or until program is full. In-district students are given priority.
Application deadline for part-time evening program A.A.S. degree or medical billing and coding certificate (January admission) is Nov. 1 or until program is full.
- Attend an HIT information session.
- Complete and submit an Oakton College Application for Admission to the Enrollment Center as a general student. Apply online here. Students may begin taking general education requirements and prerequisite courses prior to admission to the program.
- Send an official transcript* (high school/GED and, if applicable, college) to:
Jennifer Crowley, Health Career Advisor
Division of Science and Health Careers
Oakton Community College
1600 East Golf Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016.
- Students may choose to have official transcripts (in a sealed envelope) sent to themselves and submit at the advising meeting. This will expedite the admission process.
- Interested students with foreign college credits should contact the registrar's office in the Des Plaines Enrollment Center (Room 1860) for information about possible transfer credit.
- Show proof of EGL 101 level and MAT 060 or take English and math assessment tests prior to the advising meeting with the program advisor.
- Completion of BIO 231 with a grade of 'C' or better.
- Completion of HIT 104 with a grade of 'C' or better.
- Acceptance will be delayed until the above steps are completed.
- To expedite admission, follow through with all steps as soon as possible.
- Complete and submit a Health Care Application to the HIT Advisor indicating the program of interest and preferred campus. To prove district residency, must provide a copy of a drivers license or other acceptable proof of residency listed on the application.
- Applicants will be contacted by a program advisor to schedule an advising session. The Health Career Advisor can be reached at 847.635.1844.
- Upon completion of the above steps, students will interview with HIT program chair, Victoria Fils, firstname.lastname@example.org, 847.635.1957 about acceptance into the program.
- Applicants with a complete file who are admitted to the program will be formally notified in writing.
- Students must attend HIT orientation/registration session.
*An official transcript must be sent by the other institution (high school or college) directly to the Enrollment Center by mail or electronically.