Health Information Technology/Coding Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
The health information technician is an important member of the health care team who secures, analyzes, integrates and manages health information for patient care, International Classification of Diseases and Current Procedural Terminology coding, reimbursement, planning, marketing, legal aspects and research. This information steers the health care industry. The program is designed to combine general education courses with the technical courses for a well-rounded and functional education. To further the student's classroom coursework with practical hands-on experience, time is spent in health care facilities.