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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


September 1
Labor Day holiday. College closed.

September 2
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

September 21
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

September 22
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

July 31
Classes end.

October 5
Incomplete (I) grades from summer 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

October 10
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

October 26
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 26.

November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 19
Registration opens for spring 2015 semester.

Full Academic Calendar