Health Information Technology (HIT)
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Program Code A45360
Admission Application for Spring 2015 Semester
Application Deadline: November 14, 2014
Program Start Date: January 12, 2015
The Health Information Technology (HIT) curriculum prepares individuals with the knowledge and skills to process, analyze, abstract, compile, maintain, manage, and report health information. The HIT Program at CPCC is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education/ CAHIIM. Graduates of the program receive an Associate Degree in Applied Science and are eligible to take the national certification examination to become a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). Registered Health Information Technicians work in supervisory and technical positions throughout health care to analyze and manage health information.
The coursework in this program is offered entirely online with the exception of the Professional Practice Experience courses. Professional Practice Experience sites must be geographically accessible to the faculty to insure adequate supervision. Therefore the majority of the sites will be in Charlotte and Mecklenburg county as well as surrounding counties.
The Health Information Technology is a competitive admissions program. Each semester a maximum of 25 students are selected along with five alternates. Students are ranked according to the total score on the Health Information Technology Application Form. If you are not accepted and you wish to reapply, you must complete a new Health Information Technology Admission Form for the preferred application period.