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Health Information Technology

For program information
DeVonica Vaught
(772) 462-7535 or
1-866-792-4772
dvaught@irsc.edu

A Rewarding Career

Are you ready for a rewarding career in one of the fastest growing occupations in the Health Care industry? With an Associates Degree in Health Information Technology (HIT), you will have the expertise to work in a variety of healthcare settings including hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, medical offices, government agencies and more. Health Information Technology professionals play a critical role in maintaining, collecting, and analyzing the data that doctors, nurses, and other healthcare providers rely on to deliver quality healthcare. With healthcare advancements and evolving regulations, Health Information Technology professionals can expect to be in high demand as the health sector continues to expand. If a career combining medicine and cutting edge information technology appeals to you, Indian River State College’s Health Information Technology Program is a proven training ground for success.

Our 100% online program gives you flexibility in an independent learning environment and the ability to take classes off campus. Through lectures, virtual labs and internship opportunities you will master medical-legal aspects, quality improvement, healthcare data analysis, ICD-10 coding and supervision of health information employees.

Graduate Outcomes

GRADUATION RATE
The cumulative graduation rates for students admitted to the Health Information Technology program are listed below:

Graduation Class Graduation Rate
Graduation Class of 2013 85%
Graduation Class of 2014 80%
Graduation Class of 2015 54%

PASS RATE FOR THE REGISTERED HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNICIAN EXAM (RHIT)
The cumulative pass rates for the RHIT exam are listed below:

Graduation Class Pass Rate
Graduation Class of 2013 100%
Graduation Class of 2014 84%
Graduation Class of 2015 50%

EMPLOYMENT RATE
The employment rate for graduates of the Health Information Technology program is based on graduates reporting working in either a full-time or part-time position in the Health Information Technology field nine months after graduation.

Graduation Class Employment Rate
Graduation Class of 2013 92%
Graduation Class of 2014 100%
Graduation Class of 2015 87%

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Accreditation

The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). Graduates of the program are eligible to take the AHIMA Health Information Technician exam to become a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT).




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  1. Application Book
  2. Expenses
  3. Guided Pathway
  4. Program Overview

INFO SESSION DATES

2016 Information Sessions


ONLINE APPLICATION

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