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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 Certificate
This 29 credit program prepares students for detailed medical coding using ICD-10-CM/PCS and CPT coding systems and AHIMA's Certified Coding Associate certification exam.

Medical 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 and CCA.

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IMPORTANT DATES


April 9
Registration opens for fall 2014 semester.

May 15, 16
Evaluation Days.

May 16
Last day of student attendance.

May 19
Grading Day
Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

May 19
Summer 2014 interim classes begin.

May 20
Faculty grading due.

May 20
Commencement

May 26
Memorial Day holiday. College closed.

June 9
Classes begin for summer 2014 eight-week session.

June 9
Three-week First Summer Interim faculty grading due.

June 16
Classes begin for summer 2014 seven-week session.

Full Academic Calendar