The Health Information Technology (HIT) program provides students with the skills and competencies in health data management, medical coding and billing, information systems, and clinical workflow critical to function in an electronic environment.
Students living in states bordering Arkansas receive in-state tuition.
Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. The Arkansas Tech University school
code to use on the FAFSA is 001089.
The AR Futures grant could cover your expenses for this credential. Check credential eligibility.
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Alumni of our program work at:
View the links below to better understand the courses, the course timeline, and who your faculty will be when you enroll as an ATU student.
Credentials that stack with this degree:
Our students 2018/19 HIT students who sat for the RHIT exam had a 100% pass rate.
Students will learn the basic concepts and functions of the origin, use, content, and format of the health record; gain an understanding of the legal and ethical responsibilities of a health care facility; and gain an understanding of the electronic medical record and its use in the health care facility.
This program will provide students with the skills necessary to sit for the national exam for certification as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT).
With the nearly universal implementation of electronic medical records and communications, this program will provide increased employment opportunities in the health care records industry.
The Health Information Technology Associate degree program at Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education(CAHIIM), 233 N Michigan Avenue, 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60601-5800; telephone: (312) 233-1100. http://www.cahiim.org.
Student Achievement Outcomes 2020-2021
Graduation Rate: 100%
Employment Rate: 100%
Student Satisfaction Rate: 100%
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