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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

English Composition

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL 121College Composition

3

Arts & Humanities

Course NumberTitleCredits
Gen Ed Core Arts & Humanities Core Group A

3

Gen Ed Core Arts & Humanities Core Group B

3

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
ANTH 105Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

3

Gen Ed Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group A

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 110Software Applications for Micros

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.