Medical Information Technology

Inforgraph on Medical Information Technology: 2015 starting pay $22,338 per year; 2015 median pay $33,854 per year; 2015 employment in KY 1,130.

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The Medical Information Technology (MIT) program is designed for individuals who love the medical field bot not necessarily the clinical side of it. This program will provide you with knowledge to work within an administrative setting in healthcare facilities closely with other healthcare professionals.

You'll be studying a wide variety of topics including:

  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Insurance
  • Medical Office Procedures
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Medical Practice Management Issues
  • HIPAA confidentiality issues

What are my career options?

MIT graduates can become:

  • Medical Billers
  • Medical Transcriptionists
  • Medical Coders
  • Medical Records Managers
  • Medical Receptionists
  • Medical Scribes/Registrars Unit Coordinators

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

Progression in the Medical Information Technology program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of C or better in each course and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative grade point average or better (on a 4.0 scale).

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

  • Medical Information Technology Medical Administrative Track (64 credit hours)
  • Medical Information Technology - Medical Office Management Track (64 credit hours)

Diplomas

Certificates

For course description, see the Program Brochure.
For specific course requirements, see the KCTCS Course Catalog.
For Management course sequence, see the Management Course Sequence.
For Administration course sequence, see the Administrative Course Sequence.
For Medical Administrative Assistant  course sequence, see the Medical Administrative Assistant Course Sequence.
For certificate course sequences, see the Certifcate Course Sequence.
For program costs, see the cost estimate.
For Gainful Employment, see Gainful Employment Disclosure Information.

Admission Requirements

This program has no special admission requirements. Maintenance of a "C" or better in each course and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative grade point average or better (on a 4.0 scale) is required.

Length of Program

You can earn an Associate in Applied Science degree in two years if you maintain a full-time status. This may vary if transitional/developmental classes are needed.

For more information

  • Amy Norrod, RHIT, CMAA, MHA - MIT Program Coordinator, Associate Professor - (270) 901-1031
  • Renee F. White, Ph.D., MHA, Assistant Professor - (270) 901-4321

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

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