Medical Information Technology

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What is Medical Information Technology?

The Medical Information Technology (MIT) program is designed for individuals who love the medical field but 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?

Credentials Available at SKYCTC

Medical Receptionist Certificate: 15 Total credit hours Requirements
Medical Coding Certificate: 22 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS  Requirements
Medical Transcriptionist Certificate: 24 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS  Requirements
Medical Scribe Certificate: 28 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS Requirements
Electronic Health Records Specialist Certificate: 28-30 Total Credit Hours Requirements
Hospital Admissions Specialist Certificate: 30 Total Credit Hours Requirements
Medical Unit Coordinator Certificate: 31 Total Credit Hours Requirements
Medical Administrative Assistant Diploma: 49 Total Credit Hours Requirements
Medical Administrative Associate Degree: 64 Total Credit Hours Requirements
Medical Office Management Associate Degree: 64 Total Credit Hours Requirements

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 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.

Program Contact

Amy Norrod, RHIT, CMAA, MHA
Medical Information Technology Program Coordinator
Associate Professor
270.901.1031
amy.norrod@kctcs.edu

Renee F. White, Ph.D., MSHA, CPC, CPPM, CMAA, AAPC Fellow
Medical Information Technology
Assistant Professor
270.901.4321
renee.white@kctcs.edu