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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


February 14
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record*.

February 15
Presidents Day holiday, College closed.

February 16
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

February 28
Incomplete (I) grades from fall 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

March 11
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

March 14 -20
Spring Break

March 21
Classes resume after Spring Break.

March 23
Registration opens for summer 2016 semester.

March 27
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 6
Registration opens for fall 2016 semester.


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