You’re not afraid to learn about things like “electronic records,” and “data security.” And you’re looking for a rewarding career in healthcare. Well, welcome to Ultimate Medical Academy, where you can learn to effectively manage electronic healthcare records.
As a UMA health information technician student online, you’ll learn how to create, maintain and process electronic health records, help ensure data privacy and security, implement medical procedure coding, comply with medical laws and more . As our nation’s medical records management systems become more digital, this career is growing in demand.1 Care to discuss it?
Students enrolled in our Health Information Technology program receive 45 hours of experience at one of UMA’s many affiliated sites located across the country. UMA has a department dedicated to assisting students throughout this process which includes help with finding a practicum cite. Some practicums have led to an employment opportunity for the participating student.
People who earn a degree in health information technology can go on to entry-level positions as a clinical documentation specialist, document imaging technician, health information clerk, medical records analyst, patient access representative and more. Working environments include doctor’s offices, insurance companies, health technology companies and hospitals just to name a few. Jobs within the health information technology field are expected to increase by 22% from 2012 to 2022.2
Average program length is 17 months (may vary according to individual student).
*Arkansas Residents - The Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board has requirements for coursework that are not contained in UMA programs for other states. Therefore, Arkansas residents must meet program requirements that are slightly different. These courses are required for residents of Arkansas.
This program can be completed in as little as 17 months.
93% of UMA graduates in this program who responded to the survey agreed the classroom portions of this program adequately prepared them for their current position.
This program is offered Online.
For additional information on this program’s student graduation, placement, charges, median loan debt and possible occupational outcomes, see: Associate of Science in Health Information Technology.
Gainful employment information can be found at ultimatemedical.edu/gainful-employment.pdf
and includes information on tuition, loan debt, completion, placement and occupations.
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If I need assistance in my classes there are plenty of resources available and people to talk to when I have questions. I feel completely comfortable and motivated in an online learning environment. —Sherry W., UMA Student
—Sherry W., UMA Student