Business, Technology and Workforce Learning
Health Information Technology
The Health Information Technology program is an Associate in Science degree program designed to prepare the graduate to work with and manage health-related information in a variety of settings. Professional responsibilities include the collecting, storing, processing, retrieving, analyzing, disseminating and communicating of information related to reimbursement, research, planning, delivery and the evaluation of health care services. The Health Information Technology program at the College of Central Florida 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. Graduating students will be eligible to take the national qualifying examination for certification as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). Students must attain a minimum grade of C in all required courses.
Health Information Technology Program Outcome Measure: For the academic year, 2012, the graduate placement rate was 83%. This statistic includes graduates who were employed or who chose to continue their educations based on the HIT graduate survey.
Program Facilitator: Suzanne Garrett