Health Information Technology

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Health Information Technology, Associate of Applied Science

The Health Information Technology associate of applied science degree program will provide you with the opportunity to gain the knowledge and technical skills necessary for managing health information within the health care delivery system.

You will study:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Medical terminology
  • Diseases
  • Pharmacology and laboratory procedures
  • The scope of the health information management system
  • The origin, use, content and format of health records and release of information
  • ICD-10-CM and CPT coding
  • Health care reimbursement
  • Legal/ethical aspects

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  • Data analysis, quality and supervision in health information


The Health Information Technology Associate of Applied Science degree at Central NM Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

Health Information Technology Program Outcomes Data 2017-2018:

  • Job placement rate: 40%
  • RHIT exam pass rate: 75%
  • Retention rate: 94%; 
  • Attrition rate: 6%

Credit for Prior Learning (CPL)

If you have a valid AHIMA RHIT certificate, you can receive credit for courses in the Health Information Management program by filling out the following form: