Health Information Technology Advanced Certificate
Faculty Advisor: Anne Marani · Phone: 410-386-8265 · Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Advanced 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. Students will use automated encoding tools, learn reimbursement methods, and study the delivery of healthcare in the United States. Upon completion of the certificate students will be eligible to sit for licensure examinations offered by the American Health Information Management.
All courses must be completed with a minimum grade of C.
Program Length: 24 months
Certificate Requirements/Recommended Course Sequence
|BIOL-105||Human Biology||4 credits|
|HIT-111||Medical Terminology||3 credits|
|HIT-112||Healthcare Data Content and Structure||3 credits|
|HIT-115||Pathophysiology and Pharmacology||4 credits|
|HIT-121||Basic Diagnosis Coding||3 credits|
|HIT-122||Basic Procedure Coding||3 credits|
|HIT-201||Computer Applications in Healthcare||3 credits|
|HIT-222||Advanced Coding Concepts||6 credits|
|HIT-223||Reimbursement Methodologies||3 credits|
|HIT-225||Healthcare Delivery Systems||3 credits|
Mid-Maryland Allied Healthcare Education Consortium: Certificate awarded by Carroll Community College.
Although Carroll may not collect all of the following data, it must disclose the following information based on the Department of Education's Gainful Employment Program.
Office of Postsecondary Education Identification Number (OPEID): 031007
Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Number: 510707
- Higher Education Opportunity Act: Student Financial Assistance
- Tuition and fees
- In-county: $4,694.40
- Out-of-county: $6,811.20
- Out-of-state: $9,532.80
- Books and supplies (approximate): $1,200
- Room and board: NA
Student Completion (July 1, 2011 - June 31, 2012)*
- Students completing with loan debt - Carroll does not offer student loans.
Program Completion Time
- Typical completion time: 24 months
- Student completion within typical time frame*
- Percentage completing within the normal time frame*
- Program completer job placement rate - In compliance with federal guidelines, job placement rates will not be reported until a federal methodology is approved.
*In compliance with federal guidelines, for privacy reasons, this is not reported for programs with less than 10 certificate graduates in the reported year.