Health Information Technology Degree Courses - Associate Degree Program

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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


AC2760

Accounting for Managers

3.0 Semester Credits

CI1154

Introduction to Healthcare Computer Information Systems

3.0 Semester Credits

EN2150

Interpersonal Professional Communications

3.0 Semester Credits

HT1000

Introduction to U.S. Healthcare Delivery

3.0 Semester Credits

HT1100

Introduction to Health Information Management and Medical Law & Ethics

5.5 Semester Credits

HT2125

International Classification of Diseases (ICD) Coding

4.0 Semester Credits

HT2135

Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding

3.0 Semester Credits

HT2245

Health Information Systems and Data Quality & Management

6.0 Semester Credits

HT2400

Healthcare Reimbursement and Management & Supervision

5.0 Semester Credits

HT2500

Health Information Technology Practicum

4.0 Semester Credits

ME1150

Medical Terminology

3.0 Semester Credits

ME2515

Pathophysiology & Pharmacology

6.0 Semester Credits

General Education Courses

EN1150

English Composition

3.0 Semester Credits

HU2000

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

3.0 Semester Credits

MA1015

College Math

3.0 Semester Credits

SC1225

Essentials of Anatomy andPhysiology

3.0 Semester Credits

SO1050

Sociology

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.

 

Contact us today to learn about entrance requirements and the application process.

 

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