The application deadline for this program is February 12, 2018. To obtain an application, students must first meet all minimum admissions criteria (MAC) for the academic program. The MAC can be found in the "Admissions Information Packet" on the right tab of this page. Once the MAC have been met, students may obtain the online application link from their Admissions Specialist and submit the application along with any required documentation or materials by the deadline. Before meeting with an Admissions Specialist, please be sure to view the Online Information Session and complete the final assessment. The Online Information Session will provide vital information about the admissions process for this program.
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:
Public Health Offices
Government Agencies like the CDC and NIH
Careers in the Health Information Technology field include jobs such as:
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
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.
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.