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Career Area: Health Sciences
Associate Degree
Program Number: 10-530-1
Offered Completely Online
Approximately 2 Years to Complete
Credit Program
Average Annual Tuition: $4230

Health Information Technology Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Coder-Abstractor
Medical Record Coder
Outpatient Coder
Transcriptionist
Diagnostic Coding Specialist
Medical Coding Specialist

Average Median Wage

$37437

Health Information Technology Programs

Health information technology management (HIT), is the practice of acquiring, analyzing, and protecting digital and traditional medical information. The health care industry depends on electronic information systems. As health data becomes more digitized, opportunities are created for trained health information technicians with the skills and knowledge to collect, analyze, monitor, maintain and report health data according to established data quality principles, legal and information security standards and professional best-practice guidelines. The Health Information Technology program will prepare you to become an expert in patient health data management.