Health Information Technology
Information technology touches every aspect of our lives, including our health. Expert collection and analysis of data helps health care providers improve their level of service to individual patients and the general public.
Enterprise State Community College’s health information technology program provides students with the skills and training needed to properly code health records, manage and secure patient data, and supervise the dissemination of health information. Students take courses in medical terminology, basic anatomy and biology, and medical coding to develop industry-relevant health information technology management skills. ESCC’s program also connects students with valuable internships to provide context for the in-class training they have received.
The health information technology program offers a two-year associate’s degree and a short-term certificate program. The short-term certificate program can be completed in less than a year. Students can opt for traditional classes, online courses or a hybrid online/in-class experience.
Graduates of ESCC’s health information technology program have a wide range of employment options, as they can easily find work in hospitals, physician’s offices, public health departments, insurance companies and related health care businesses.
Health information technology professionals have bright employment prospects. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical records and health information technician jobs are expected to grow at a faster than average rate for the foreseeable future. Available jobs will increase by 15 percent over the next decade. The median salary for medical records and health information technicians is $37,110 per year.
With the training and practical experience provided by ESCC, students interested in health information technology careers can quickly earn credentials needed to launch a great career in a strong and stable field.
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Health Information Technology GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT DISCLOSURE