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Health Information Technology

Associate in Applied Science

 

Health Information Technology

From state-of-the-art equipment to digital record-keeping, technology is becoming increasingly critical to the health care industry. If you want to be a part of this growing trend, our partnership program may be for you! Students will attend Salem Community College for their first two semesters, then transition to Camden County College for their final two semesters. The program includes studies in the areas of anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, medical coding and terminology, legal and ethical issues, professional practice experience and pathophysiology.

Students who successfully complete the program may pursue entry-level careers as Health Information Technicians in hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, physician’s offices, long-term care facilities, home health agencies, and public health departments. Although the program is not designed for transfer, some credits may be transferrable to a 4-year institution for advanced studies.

 

 

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CAREER

Students who complete the Health Information Technology, Associate of Applied Sciences program may find employment in occupations such as:

  • Informatics Nurse Specialists
  • Computer User Support Specialists
  • Computer Network Support Specialists
  • Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
  • Medical Secretaries
  • Data Entry Keyers

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YOUR DEGREE COST AND COURSES

First Semester
At Salem Community College

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsFeeTuitionTotal
BIO220Human Anatomy & Physiology I4$126.00$720.00$846.00
CSC115Computer Applications3$0.00$540.00$540.00
ENG101English Composition I3$0.00$540.00$540.00
HIT101Introduction to Health Information3$0.00$540.00$540.00
HSC211Medical Terminology3$0.00$540.00$540.00
Subtotal:$3,006.00*

* - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

Second Semester
At Salem Community College

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsFeeTuitionTotal
BIO221Human Anatomy & Physiology II4$126.00$720.00$846.00
ENG102English Composition II3$0.00$540.00$540.00
HSC150Pharmacology for Health Sciences3$0.00$540.00$540.00
MAT201Statistics3$0.00$540.00$540.00
GENED-ELECGeneral Education Elective3$0.00$540.00$540.00
Subtotal:$3,006.00*

* - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

Third Semester
At Camden County College

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsFeeTuitionTotal
HIT110Health Informatics4Camden FeesCamden TuitonCamden Total
HIT115Health Reimbursement3Camden FeesCamden TuitonCamden Total
HIT130Introduction to Ambulatory Coding3Camden FeesCamden TuitonCamden Total
HIT134Basic Pathophysiology3Camden FeesCamden TuitonCamden Total
HIT140Diagnostic & Procedural Coding I3Camden FeesCamden TuitonCamden Total
HIT150Technical Practice Experience1Camden FeesCamden TuitonCamden Total
HIT205Legal and Ethical Issues in HIT2Camden FeesCamden TuitonCamden Total

Fourth Semester
At Camden County College

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsFeeTuitionTotal
HIT202Statistical Methods for Health Information3Camden FeesCamden TuitonCamden Total
HIT215Advanced Ambulatory Coding3Camden FeesCamden TuitonCamden Total
HIT220Professional Practice Experience2Camden FeesCamden TuitonCamden Total
HIT235Organizational Resources, QI & PI4Camden FeesCamden TuitonCamden Total
HIT240Diagnostic & Procedural Coding II4Camden FeesCamden TuitonCamden Total

Total Program Cost to attend at Salem Community College: $6,012.00*

* - Tuition is based on the current in-county rate.

** - Elective tuition and fees may vary depending upon actual course selection.