Health Information Technology Degree Courses - Associate Degree Program


Ultimate Medical Academy (UMA) offers a range of Health Information Technology courses as part of its comprehensive Associate of Science in Health Information Technology degree curriculum. UMA's Health Information Technology associate degree courses are designed to help students gain a solid foundation in technical, analytical and management skills associated with health information systems.

Through practical, hands-on learning and an emphasis on professional skills, UMA's Health Information Technology courses can help you develop essential knowledge required for entry-level positions and enable you to support the principles and management of health information.

UMA's Health Information Technology program prepares you to collect, analyze and maintain content for health records, and to apply healthcare laws, regulations and ethics for the privacy and security of medical information. As you work toward your associate degree, you also have the opportunity to develop an understanding of accreditation and licensing standards, become proficient in supporting healthcare data analysis and management through the use of relevant software, and gain in-depth knowledge of the process for healthcare billing and reimbursement.

The Associate of Science in Health Information Technology degree program is offered online and consists of 1,140 clock hours for a total of 63.5 semester credits.


Core Courses and General Education Requirements


Required Health Information Technology Courses


Accounting for Managers

3.0 Semester Credits


Introduction to Healthcare Computer Information Systems

3.0 Semester Credits


Interpersonal Professional Communications

3.0 Semester Credits


Introduction to U.S. Healthcare Delivery

3.0 Semester Credits


Introduction to Health Information Management and Medical Law & Ethics

5.5 Semester Credits


International Classification of Diseases (ICD) Coding

4.0 Semester Credits


Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding

3.0 Semester Credits


Health Information Systems and Data Quality & Management

6.0 Semester Credits


Healthcare Reimbursement and Management & Supervision

5.0 Semester Credits


Health Information Technology Practicum

4.0 Semester Credits


Medical Terminology

3.0 Semester Credits


Pathophysiology & Pharmacology

6.0 Semester Credits

General Education Courses


English Composition

3.0 Semester Credits


Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

3.0 Semester Credits


College Math

3.0 Semester Credits


Essentials of Anatomy andPhysiology

3.0 Semester Credits



3.0 Semester Credits

Total Required Semester Credits

63.5 Semester Credits


* Please contact your UMA Admissions Advisor for additional enrollment requirements.



The associate degree program can prepare you to apply for entry-level healthcare information technology positions. In as few as 18 months, you can upgrade your knowledge and skills with an AS in Healthcare Information Technology from UMA.


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