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Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree in Health Information Technology Valencia College

USA

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Course info

Summary

This program is designed to prepare students for employment in a variety of healthcare setting. Although medical records and health information technologists do not provide direct patient care, they work regularly with physicians and other healthcare professionals. Health information technologists organize and manage health information data by ensuring its quality, accuracy, accessibility, and security in both paper and electronic systems. They use various classification systems to code and categorize patient information for reimbursement purposes, for databases and registries, and to maintain patients medical and treatment histories. Health information technologists can specialize in many aspects of health information. Some careers in Health IT are: Technical and IT security specialist, project manager, corporate health information director, application and implementation specialist, systems analyst, data analyst, system architect, interface expert, and data quality manager. Most work as medical coders, sometimes called coding specialists, or as cancer registrars. Some of the major employment sectors for health information technology professionals are hospitals, clinics, schools, consulting firms, insurance companies, healthcare associations, pharmaceutical companies, and public healthcare organizations. Other primary employment sectors are nursing homes, doctors offices, rehabilitation centers, government agencies, and bio-tech companies.

Potential Careers: Health Information Technician; Medical Records Technician.

Program Outcomes: Perform entry level skills competently as described by the scope of practice for Health Information Technology; Perform effective communication skills within the healthcare setting; Practice professional behaviors within a healthcare setting; Execute critical thinking and problem solving skills within the healthcare setting.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree in Health Information Technology.

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees

$9,383.00 (6,87,633) per year

USD $390.96 per credit hour. Based on rates for the 2019-2020 academic year. These rates are subject to change.

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

06 Jan, 24 Aug, 11 Jan

Venue

Valencia College

West Campus,

1800 South Kirkman Road,

ORLANDO,

Florida,

32811, United States

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees

$9,383.00 (6,87,633) per year

USD $390.96 per credit hour. Based on rates for the 2019-2020 academic year. These rates are subject to change.

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

06 Jan, 24 Aug, 11 Jan

Venue

Winter Park Campus

850 West Morse Blvd,

WINTER PARK,

Florida,

32789, United States

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees

$9,383.00 (6,87,633) per year

USD $390.96 per credit hour. Based on rates for the 2019-2020 academic year. These rates are subject to change.

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

06 Jan, 24 Aug, 11 Jan

Venue

Poinciana Campus

3255 Pleasant Hill Road,

KISSIMMEE,

Florida,

34746, United States

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees

$9,383.00 (6,87,633) per year

USD $390.96 per credit hour. Based on rates for the 2019-2020 academic year. These rates are subject to change.

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

06 Jan, 24 Aug, 11 Jan

Venue

Downtown Campus

500 W Livingston Street,

ORLANDO,

Florida,

32801, United States

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees

$9,383.00 (6,87,633) per year

USD $390.96 per credit hour. Based on rates for the 2019-2020 academic year. These rates are subject to change.

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

06 Jan, 24 Aug, 11 Jan

Venue

East Campus

701 North Econlockhatchee Trail,

ORLANDO,

Florida,

32825, United States

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees

$9,383.00 (6,87,633) per year

USD $390.96 per credit hour. Based on rates for the 2019-2020 academic year. These rates are subject to change.

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

06 Jan, 24 Aug, 11 Jan

Venue

Osceola Campus

1800 Denn John Lane,

KISSIMMEE,

Florida,

34744, United States

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees

$9,383.00 (6,87,633) per year

USD $390.96 per credit hour. Based on rates for the 2019-2020 academic year. These rates are subject to change.

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

06 Jan, 24 Aug, 11 Jan

Venue

Lake Nona Campus

12350 Narcoossee Road,

ORLANDO,

Florida,

32832, United States

Entry requirement for international students

You will be admitted to Valencia College as a degree-seeking student if you have a standard high school diploma or a state-issued General Educational Development (GED) diploma. To be admitted as a degree-seeking student you must have an admissions application and official academic transcript(s) on file in the Admissions and Records Office. If you do not have a high school diploma or GED, you may be admitted as a Provisional non-degree seeking student.

Official TOEFL result (minimum score 45)

Official IELTS result (minimum score 5.5)

Official LOEP result (minimum score 86 - offered at Valencia College)

Successful completion of college-level English Composition with a grade of "C" or better.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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