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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


November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 19
Registration opens for spring 2015 semester.

November 27, 28
Thanksgiving recess. College closed.

November 29, 30
Thanksgiving recess. No classes; College open.

December 16, 17
Evaluation Days.

December 17
Last day of student attendance.

December 18
Grading Day. Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

December 19
Grades due.

December 24 - January 4
College closed.

January 12
Faculty return for spring 2015 semester.

January 16
Winterim classes end.

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