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

  • NEW Application Submission Process During Coronavirus Pandemic

    Due to public safety concerns, applications will not be accepted in person until further notice. Effective immediately, applicants for all Health Sciences programs except Associate Degree Nursing, Mobility Nursing, RN-to-BSN, and Sonography should follow these instructions when submitting their application and supporting documents:

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  • The ACC Early Alert Referral System

    The ACC Early Alert Referral System (EARS) is a new resource hub for ACC students seeking assistance with Academics, Health Care, Child and Family Care, Mental Health, Transportation, Civil Rights, Food Assistance, and more. Click here to visit the website.

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  • Health Information and Technology Society

    The purpose of the HITS is to provide students with educational and networking opportunities in the Health Information Technology Program and in the Health Information Management (HIM) communities.

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