Health Information Technology

Health Information Technology Program

Interested in pursuing the Health Information Technology Program?

Register to attend our Group Advising Session on
Tuesday, October 29, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
OR
Tuesday, November 12, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Virtual Information Session

This event is for individuals that have questions about the Health Information Technology program, or are planning to apply!

The online sessions will take place on Tuesday, October 29 and Tuesday, November 12 from 5:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m.

Register now for the Virtual Information Session.

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.

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.

Program Mission

To prepare students for an exciting and rewarding career in the healthcare field by providing a dynamic learning environment with an innovative curriculum that utilizes the latest technology in the healthcare industry. By placing focus on curriculum competencies as well as developing ethical standards and professional behavior, students will be equipped to obtain nationally recognized certification and begin their healthcare careers.

CCCC Vision

Central Carolina Community College is a nationally recognized, world-class leader providing learning opportunities that contribute to economic progress and cultural enrichment for the students and communities we serve.