Arapahoe Community College
Arapahoe Community College’ s Health Information Technology (HIT) program is a fully online program, except for two practicum courses. Accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIIM) for the last forty years, the program moved to an online platform in 1998. Graduates will receive the Associate of Applied Science degree in Health Information Technology and are eligible to write the national Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) credentialing exam. The RHIT Exam pass rate is 92%. Information specific to the HIT program can be found at http://www.arapahoe.edu/departments-and-programs/a-z-programs/health-information-technology-hit.
Front Range Community College
Front Range Community College, Westminster Campus, provides an Associates of Applied Science degree in Health Information Technology. Upon successful completion of the HIT Program, students will be eligible to sit for the national Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) certification examination. Our program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). FRCC has a strong commitment to prepare health information technology students with the technical skills, knowledge, and professionalism necessary to compete for HIT positions in all healthcare settings. FRCC offers evening hybrid classes which are generally split between 50% classroom time and 50% online time. Our 5-week HIT courses are planned to allow students to complete the program in 3 semesters (full-time) and 6 semesters (part-time). Graduating HIT students can transfer credits to Regis University for a bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management. Contact FRCC to talk to an Allied Health Advisor, 303-404-5064. Students can enter any semester for required general education classes and in the Fall for the HIT program. Learn more about our HIT Program at https://www.frontrange.edu/programs-and-courses/academic-programs/health-information-technology.
Pueblo Community College (PCC)
Pueblo Community College (PCC) offers a fully online program in Health Information Technology (HIT). Students can earn a certificate or an Associate of Applied Science degree in Medical Coding, Network Security, or Management and Support. Employing the latest resources, the PCC HIT program helps students develop the knowledge, skills, and practical experience that employers value. Students train with interactive online programs including simulation labs; learn from experienced faculty; and have the opportunity to participate in events with HIT speakers and industry networking opportunities. PCC’s Medical Coding certificate is approved by the American Health Information Management Association’s Professional Certificate Approval Program and the entire HIT program is affiliated with the AHIMA, Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), and the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). The PCC HIT program has a seamless transfer agreement with Franklin University online, which is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education. Students who transfer can earn a bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management and are eligible to sit for the national Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) credential exam through AHIMA. Please contact us at HITECH@pueblocc.edu or at 719-562-7049.
Interested in the emerging field of Health IT? Continuously accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) since 1979, Regis University’s Health Information Management (HIM) programs are 100% online. The flexible, online format allows you to advance your education, while maintaining full-time employment. We have a rolling application deadline, so it’s never too late to apply! Our programs include: