What is Medical Information Technology?
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 choices?
|Medical Information Career||Median Annual Salary*|
|Medical Administrative Assistant||$29,522|
|Medical Unit Coordinator||$29,522|
|Hospital Admissions Specialist||$29,522|
|Electronic Health Records Specialist||$34,842|
Credentials Available at SKYCTC
|Medical Receptionist Certificate: 15 Total credit hours|
|Medical Coding Certificate: 22 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS|
|Medical Transcriptionist Certificate: 24 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS|
|Medical Scribe Certificate: 28 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS|
|Electronic Health Records Specialist Certificate: 28-30 Total Credit Hours|
|Hospital Admissions Specialist Certificate: 30 Total Credit Hours|
|Medical Unit Coordinator Certificate: 31 Total Credit Hours|
|Medical Administrative Assistant Diploma: 49 Total Credit Hours|
|Medical Administrative Associate Degree: 64 Total Credit Hours|
|Medical Office Management Associate Degree: 64 Total Credit Hours|
Gainful Employment Disclosure Information
- Medical Administrative Assistant
- Medical Unit Coordinator
- Hospital Admissions Specialist
- Medical Coding
- Medical Scribe
- Medical Transcriptionist
- Electronic Health Records Specialist
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.
For course description, see the Program Brochure.
For management course sequence, see the management course sequence.
For administration course sequence, see the administration course sequence.
For medical administrative assistant course sequence, see the medical administrative assistant course sequence.
For certificate course sequence, see the certificate course sequence.
For program cost, see the estimate worksheet.
For Gainful Employment, see Gainful Employment Disclosure Information.
Length of Program
You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.
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.