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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.
  • If you have foreign college credits or high school credits you may have an evaluation by ECE if you want to have transfer credit or prove high school proficiency. See Oakton International Student admission information. Contact the Enrollment Center at 847-635-1700 for ECE forms.
  • 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.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


January 12
Faculty return for spring 2015 semester.

January 16
Winterim classes end.

January 19
Martin Luther King holiday, College closed.

January 20
Spring 2015 semester classes begin.

January 21
Winterim faculty grading due.

January 26
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

February 15
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

February 16
Presidents Day holiday, College closed.

February 17
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

March 1
Incomplete (I) grades from fall 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

Full Academic Calendar