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2020-2021 College Catalog 
2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Information Technology, AAS

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Prepare for entry-level employment or advancement within the growing healthcare industry as a professionally trained Health Information Technician. Health Information Technician professionals work behind the scenes to support patient care in clinics, hospitals, physician and specialty practices and in external agencies including legal firms and research centers.

What can I do with this degree?

Career Options: Find entry-level employment as a medical coder, medical billing and insurance claims specialist, or physician or hospital coder.
Academic Options: This program may apply toward a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS). See an advisor.

Department/Contact Information:

Dean: 520-206-6916
Lead Faculty: 520-206-7186

Program/Major Codes: AASOAH/OAH

General Education Requirements

A grade of C or better is required for graduation. Course lists for each General Education category listed below can be found in the General Education Requirements for AAS Degrees .

Communication Requirement: †

  • WRT 101  fulfills this requirement.

Arts and Humanities Requirement: 3 Credits

Social and Behavioral Requirement: 3 Credits

Mathematics and Sciences Requirement: †

  • MAT 106  fulfills this requirement.

Other Requirement: †

Special Requirement

Subtotal: 6 Credits ¥

Subtotal: 44.5 Credits

Subtotal: 14 Credits

Total Credits as Displayed: 64.5 Credits

† Core or support course(s) fulfill this requirement.
¥ General Education requires a minimum of 15 credits. This subtotal shows the Gen Ed credits not fulfilled by core or support courses.
** BIO 201IH /BIO 201IN  and BIO 202IN  can be substituted for BIO 160IN .

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