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Health Information Technology

Health Information Technology (HIT) Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degree

NEW Spring 2024 Cohort added and lower entry requirements!

Students can now register into the following classes for spring 2024.

  • HIT 120, Information Protection
  • HIT 125, Record Content & Standards I
  • HIT 126, Health Info Technologies

Program Description

TCC's two-year HIT degree program is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIIM). Skills students acquire in this program are outlined in the 2018 AHIMA Health Information Management Curricula Competencies for the profession.

Graduates of an accredited CAHIIM HIT program are eligible to sit for the Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) national accreditation examination.  

The RHIT credential is recognized nationally by health care institutions for medical record and coding roles. Prospective students are encouraged to visit the AHIMA careers website to view career opportunities and resources available in the profession.

This program is offered completely online and admits in fall and spring quarters.


Learn More About HIT

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Program Pathway

TCC’s HIT AAS degree prepares students for a variety of careers in health information technology. The two-year Associates in Applied Sciences (AAS) degree can also lead to the Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Health Information Management offered at TCC.

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