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

  • Health Information Technology Program Applications

    To apply to the Health Information Technology program, please upload your supporting documents to CastleBranch using code UL62im. To learn more, visit the Application Process page.

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  • Attention! All students that have not been accepted into an ACC Health Sciences program…

    All students who have not been accepted into an ACC Health Sciences program should declare General Studies in Pre-Health Sciences (Associate of Science) for their major. Once accepted into a program, the student's major will be updated.

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  • For New Health Sciences Applicants

    All students wanting to apply to a Health Science Program should start their application by uploading their immunization record to CastleBranch. Use Package Code UL64im

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