Health Information Technology

Central Carolina Community College's Health Information Technology program provides training to students who wish to pursue a career in the administrative side of healthcare and obtain their Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) certification.

Watch the video below to learn more about Health Information Technology (HIT), and how critical it is to the future of healthcare:

Health Information Technicians play a critical role in healthcare organizations by collecting, analyzing, transmitting, and maintaining health information in a variety of healthcare settings, which include:

  • Hospitals
  • Doctor's Offices
  • Surgical Clinics
  • Nursing Homes
  • Rehabilitation Centers
  • Public Health Offices
  • Insurance Companies
  • Law Firms
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Government Agencies like the CDC and NIH

Careers in the Health Information Technology field include jobs such as:

  • Medical Coder
  • Remote Medical Coder (work from home)
  • Medical Coding Auditor
  • Medical Records Technician
  • Quality Improvement Specialist
  • Charge Master Auditor
  • Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist
  • Cancer or Trauma Registrar
  • Release of Information Specialist
  • HIPAA Compliance Officer
  • Healthcare Data Analyst
  • Data Quality Manager
  • Department Supervisor or Manager
  • Healthcare Consultant
  • Instructor/Trainer

CCCC's program will be offered completely online to allow flexibility for students who work full time or who do not live close to campus. All general education courses have a seated option.

Please Note:
Curriculum guides above are for students who enroll during the current academic year. Students who enrolled during a previous academic year should visit the Program Evaluation link in WebAdvisor to find the required list of courses for graduation. For assistance, consult your advisor.