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Health Information Technology Course Sequences

Health Information Technology Course Sequences

The Health Information Technology department offers the following degree and certificate programs:

Associate in Applied Science in HIT (Full time day program)
This is a limited enrollment program offered only in Des Plaines. This 61 credit degree program combines academic, technical and clinical experiences that prepare graduates to be members of the healthcare team specializing in the field of Health Information Technology.

Associate in Applied Science in HIT (Part time evening program)
This is a limited enrollment program offered only in Des Plaines. This 61 credit degree program combines academic, technical and clinical experiences that prepare graduates to be members of the healthcare team specializing in the field of Health Information Technology.

Medical Coding and Billing Certificate
This 16 credit program prepares students for billing positions using ICD-10-CM and CPT coding systems.

Our curriculum follows AHIMA' requirements for the RHIT.

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IMPORTANT DATES


March 1
Incomplete (I) grades from fall 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

March 13
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

March 16 -22
Spring Break.

March 23
Classes resume after Spring Break

March 25
Spring 2015 semester classes begin.

March 29
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after March 29.

April 8
Registration opens for fall 2015 semester.

May 14, 15
Evaluation Days.

May 15
Last day of student attendance.

May 18
First summer 2015 interim classes begin.

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