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Health Information Technology - Certificate (Core)

Application Code 286

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 Core Certificate 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. Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to interpret health record documentation using knowledge of anatomy, physiology, clinical disease processes, pharmacology, and medical terminology to identify codeable diagnoses and/or procedures and will be eligible to sit for certification examinations offered by the American Health Information Management Association.

Course NumberTitleCredits
BIOL 106Basic Anatomy and Physiology

4

Courses Offered at Carroll Community College

Course NumberTitleCredits
HIT 111Medical Terminology

3

HIT 115Pathophysiology and Pharmacology

4

HIT 121Basic Diagnostic Coding

3

HIT 122Basic Procedure Coding

3

Total Credit Hours: 17

For important information about this program, including the graduation rate and median debt of students who completed, please visit https://www.carrollcc.edu/extassets/gainfulemployment/2017/51.0707_HIT_Core-Gedt.html.