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)
Job Placement Rate (2018-19) 64% (2018-19)
50% (2019-20)

RHIT Exam Pass Rate:

2018-2019 75%
2017-2018 100%
2016-2017 75%
2015-2016 70%
2014-2015 100%
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The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Health Information Technology at Austin Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
www.cahiim.org

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Health Information Technology Updates

  • 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, Sonography, 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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  • Anatomy and Physiology I Assessment Testing Suspended for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Registration

    Due to COVID-19 and in response to ACC campuses limiting access to essential personnel only, the A&P I Assessment Test has been suspended for the remainder of the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 registration periods.

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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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