Program Details

Career Program

Health Information Technology Core Certificate

Program Information:

Core Certificate

Faculty Advisor: Anne Marani · Phone: 410-386-8265 · Email:

This Core Certificate in Health Information Technology is designed to prepare students for employment as health information technicians in hospitals, nursing homes, ambulatory care facilities, physician offices, home health agencies and other facilities, which create and or evaluate health records. Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to interpret health record documentation using knowledge of anatomy, physiology, clinical disease processes, pharmacology, and medical terminology to identify codeable diagnoses and/or procedures and will be eligible to sit for certification examinations offered by the American Health Information Management Association.

All courses must be completed with a a minimum grade of C.


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Program Length: 12 months 
Certificate Requirements/Recommended Course Sequence
 BIOL-105  Human Biology  4 credits
 HIT-111  Medical Terminology  3 credits
 HIT-115  Pathophysiology and Pharmacology  4 credits
 HIT-121  Basic Diagnosis Coding  3 credits
 HIT-122  Basic Procedure Coding  3 credits

 Total Credits 

 17 credits

Mid-Maryland Allied Healthcare Education Consortium: Certificate awarded by Carroll Community College


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