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Health Information Technology Admission Requirements

Health Information Technology Admission Requirements

Limited Enrollment Program
   Associate of Applied Science in HIT

Minimum Requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited high school or General Education Development (GED) certification.
  • HIT 104 with a grade of C or better.
  • BIO 231 with a grade of C or better.
  • College level mathematics equivalent or higher than MAT 060 or math assessment test..
  • College level reading and entry level competency for EGL 101 as demonstrated by coursework or assessment. If applicants do not have EGL 101 or equivalent, completion of Oakton English assessment tests are required.
  • Click here for detailed application process.

Other Requirements

  • Proof of health insurance and current complete physical.
  • Meet Essential Skills which include physical, communicative/cognitive, emotional/psychological criteria.
  • Interview with and consent of HIT Faculty.

Academic Program

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The United States faces a serious shortage of qualified scientists, engineers, and mathematicians. At Oakton, the Center for Promoting STEM is working to fill that gap.



September 7
Labor Day holiday. College closed.

September 20
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

September 21
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

October 4
Incomplete (I) grades from summer 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

October 9
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

October 25
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 October 25.

November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 18
Registration opens for spring 2016 semester.

November 26, 27
Thanksgiving Recess. College closed.

November 28, 29
Thanksgiving Recess. No classes, College open. (Most offices closed.)

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