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Health Information Technology

Associate of Applied Science

Health Information Technologists and Managers are professionals that assist in the support of patient care teams by mastering medical billing, coding, health information management systems, and records management processes. Health Information Techs typically work in doctor’s offices, hospitals, specialized healthcare facilities, or health insurance companies.

Students will take part in a 144-hour internship that involves real-world experience through work-site, remote position, or project-based study.

Students who wish to specialize in Medical Billing and Coding should pursue the Medical Billing and Coding (MB&C) certificate and Health Information Technology (HIT) Associates of Applied Science degree. All required courses taken for the MB&C certificate are applied to the HIT AAS.

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes

 Online Option: This program can be completed entirely online

Locations

Online

Contact Information

Division of Business & IT
Dean: 520.206.7694
Program Director: 520.206.2262


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Careers

Completing this program can lead to employment in a variety of different careers.  Here are some examples of occupations related to this program with associated Pima County-based annual median wages.  Some careers may require additional education or training. Source: EMSI

Occupation Annual Median Wage
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians  $41,579

Academic Options

This program may apply toward a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS). See an advisor


www.pima.edu/health-info-aas

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