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Health Information Technology Admission Requirements

Health Information Technology Admission Requirements

Limited Enrollment Programs
   Associate of Applied Science in HIT
   Medical Coding Certificate

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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Science students at Oakton analyze invasive species, crystallize proteins — and get paid for it, too.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


July 24
Incomplete (I) grades from spring 2014 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.*

July 31
Classes end.

August 4
Faculty grading due.

August 4
Second summer interim classes begin.

August 18
Faculty return for fall 2014 semester.

August 22
Second summer interim classes end.

August 25
Fall 2014 semester classes begin.

August 28
Second summer interim faculty grading due.

September 1
Labor Day holiday. College closed.

September 21
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

Full Academic Calendar