South Plains College is an Alliance Partner with the Midland College Health Information Technology (HIT) Program. The program is offered online but has limited enrollment and prerequisites are required prior to acceptance. Students interested in the HIT program should refer to the following basic guidelines and visit www.midland.edu/hitt for specific information and admission criteria.
1. Complete all the components of the Texas State Initative College entrance exam. (also known as THEA, Compass, Accuplacer and includes reading, writing, and math scores) TSI requirements are not mandated for Coding and Billing/Health Data Coordinator and Health Data Specialist Certificates.
2. Complete the following courses with a “C” or better.
- HITT 1205 Medical Terminology
- Computer Application Course (3-4 hours credit). Either BCIS 1405 or ITSC 1409.
- Completion of one section of Anatomy and Physiology. Courses include: BIOL 2401, BIOL 2402, SCIT 1407, or SCIT 1409. The other section may be taken once enrolled in the HIT program.
3. Complete a HIT Admission Packet and mail to:
Health Information Technology Department
3600 N. Garfield-AHSF Building (Room 105)
Midland, Texas 79705
Applications are accepted each semester for the following semester. Students should submit the application when the prerequisite courses are completed and/or during the last semester of prerequisite courses.
Students interested in the Midland College HIT program may complete the designated prerequisites at South Plains College and seek initial advising from SPC counselors, as well as Midland College faculty.