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Health Information Technology - A.A.S. Degree (Career)

Application Code 285

For curriculum information, contact the Health Sciences Division - Room HS-236 - 443-518-1560.

Mid-Maryland Allied Healthcare Education Consortium
Carroll Community College Degree

The associate of applied science in Health Information Technology is designed to prepare students for employment as health information technicians in hospitals, nursing homes, ambulatory care facilities, physician offices, home health agencies and other facilities, which create and/or evaluate health records. This program of study is designed to combine general education and specialized courses to meet employment requirements in Health Information Technology. Students are expected to complete a core of General Education requirements in addition to the program requirements.

General Education Core

Students enrolled in transfer patterns must take a minimum of 30 credits in General Education. Each student’s total of general education and required courses must equal at least 60 semester hours of credit.

English Composition

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL-121College Composition

3

Arts & Humanities

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Arts & Humanities Core Group A

3

-Arts & Humanities Core Group B

3

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group A

3

ANTH-105Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

3

Biological & Physical Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
-See BIOL-105 in Courses Offered at Carroll Community College

Mathematics

Course NumberTitleCredits
MATH-138Statistics

4

Core Electives

Course NumberTitleCredits
HEED-100Introduction to Lifetime Fitness

1

HEED-101Health and the World of Risk

1

Required Courses Related to Major

Course NumberTitleCredits
CMSY-129The Internet and the Digital World

3

Courses Offered at Carroll Community College

Course NumberTitleCredits
BIOL-105*Human Biology

4

HIT-111Medical Terminology

3

HIT-112Healthcare Date Content and Structure

3

HIT-115Pathophysiology and Pharmacology

4

HIT-121Basic Diagnostic Coding

3

HIT-122Basic Procedure Coding

3

HIT-201Computer Applications in Healthcare

3

HIT-222Advanced Coding Concepts

6

HIT-223Reimbursement Methodologies

3

HIT-225Healthcare Delivery Systems

3

HIT-270Professional Practice in Health Information Technology

1

*Fulfills the Biological & Physical Sciences general education core requirement.

Total Credit Hours: 60

Students interested in pursuing a degree at HCC in addition to preparing for this area of study should see "Allied Health Programs" or "Mid-Maryland Allied Health Care Consortium" and also meet with an allied health advisor in the office of Admissions and Advising.