2010-2011 General Catalog 
    
    Sep 30, 2022  
2010-2011 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Information Technology, AAS (Major Code 5827)


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Offered at the SPC Reese Center

Successful completion of this competency-based two-year program entitles the graduate to receive an Associate of Applied Science degree and to be eligible to write the national exam for a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), a certification of the American Health Information management Association (AHIMA). The program awards the Tech Prep Enhanced Skills Certificate upon completion of additional technical courses.  The Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) accredits the Health Information Technology Program.

The Health Information Technology program begins in the fall of each year. Enrollment is limited by the number of affiliated practicum sites.

Program director is , instructor in health information technology.

Program Admission Requirements

The number of students admitted into Health Information Technology program is limited. All individuals interested in admission to the program should contact the Health Information Technology program director for entrance criteria and a program application. Applicants must complete the following procedure:

  1. Apply for admission to South Plains College and complete all admission requirements. Admission to the college does not guarantee admission to the Health Information Technology program.
  2. Complete a career counseling session with the program director. The applicant may contact the program director at (806) 716-4644.
  3. Submit a completed program application and all applicable college transcripts to the program director by May 15 of the year of intended program enrollment.

Total Semester Hours: 8


Total Semester Hours: 15


Total Semester Hours: 16


Total Semester Hours: 16/17


Total Semester Hours: 13/14


Notes


*Although not a requirement for this degree, students are strongly encouraged to take HUDV 1100 during the first semester of enrollment.
**Tech Prep related courses that may be articulated with high school.
***Consult program advisor for choice of courses.

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