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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Links on this page answer the most frequently asked questions by prospective students for each of our programs. The HIT Advisor is available for additional information, 847-376-7034.

FAQ - Associate in Applied Science in Health Information Technology (HIT)
This degree is designed to prepare students for AHIMA's Registered Health Information Technology (RHIT) certification exam.

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

Our curriculum follows AHIMA's 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.

Full Academic Calendar