Health Information Technology


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Welcome to the Health Information Technology Program

Health Information Technologists organize and evaluate patient records for completeness and accuracy. Graduates are eligible for careers in hospitals, clinics, physicians’ offices, health maintenance organizations, nursing homes, and insurance companies. Learn more by following the links below, or check out the Health Information Technology FAQ.

Program Outcomes

Graduation Rate 64% (2018-19)
94% (2019-20)
100% (2020-21)
Job Placement Rate 64% (2018-19)
50% (2019-20)
60% (2020-21)

RHIT Exam Pass Rate:

2020-2021 100%
2019-2020 100%
2018-2019 75%
2017-2018 100%
2016-2017 75%
2015-2016 70%
2014-2015 100%
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The Health Information Management accreditor of Austin Community College is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). ACC’s accreditation for Associate Degree in Health Information Technology has been reaffirmed through 2022-2023. All inquiries about the program’s accreditation status should be directed by mail to CAHIIM, 200 East Randolph Street, Suite 5100, Chicago, IL, 60601; by phone at (312) 235-3255; or by email at info@cahiim.org.

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Health Information Technology Updates

  • Free PCR Testing for Students & Faculty

    Free PCR Testing for COVID-19 is available to students and faculty at the following links:

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  • TEAS Testing Requirements for Health Sciences Applicants

    A TEAS Exam score is required to apply to the following programs: Dental Hygiene, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiology, and Vocational Nursing.

    If you are not applying to one of the programs above, then you are not required to take the TEAS Exam at this time. Please refer to the Application Process page for your program to see all application requirements.

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  • HITT Program Statement on “Pass” and “No Pass” Grading

    If a "P" grade is chosen for a Spring 2020 prerequisite course, the “P” grade will not be calculated in determining the GPA for ranking purposes and could impact your total ranking. For questions regarding choosing a "P" versus a performance grade (A, B, C) please contact Department Chair Norma Mercado at nmercado@austincc.edu.

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