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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

Course Code Course Name Credits Fee Tuition Total
BIO220 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4 $132.00 $760.00 $892.00
CSC115 Computer Applications 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
ENG101 English Composition I 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
HIT101 Introduction to Health Information 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
HSC211 Medical Terminology 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
Subtotal: $3,172.00*

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

 

Second Semester

Course Code Course Name Credits Fee Tuition Total
BIO221 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4 $132.00 $760.00 $892.00
ENG102 English Composition II 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
HSC150 Pharmacology for Health Information 3 $0.00 $760.00 $760.00
MAT201 Statistics 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
GENED-ELEC General Education Elective 3 $0.00 $570.00 $570.00
Subtotal: $3,172.00*

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

 

Third Semester (at Camdem County College)

Course Code Course Name Credits Fee Tuition Total
HIT110 Health Informatics 4 Camden Fees Camden Tuition Camden Total
HIT112 Health Reimbursement 3 Camden Fees Camden Tuition Camden Total
HIT130 Introduction to Ambulatory Coding 3 Camden Fees Camden Tuition Camden Total
HIT134 Basic Pathophysiology 3 Camden Fees Camden Tuition Camden Total
HIT140 Diagnostic & Procedural Coding I 3 Camden Fees
Camden Tuition Camden Total
HIT150 Technical Practice Experience 1 Camden Fees Camden Tuition Camden Total
HIT250 Legal and Ethical Issues in HIT 2 Camden Fees Camden Tuition Camden Total
Subtotal: N/A

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

 

Fourth Semester (at Camdem County College)

Course Code Course Name Credits Fee Tuition Total
HIT202 Statistical Methods for Health Information 3 Camden Fees Camden Tuition Camden Total
HIT215 Advanced Ambulatory Coding 3 Camden Fees Camden Tuition Camden Total
HIT220 Professional Practice Experience 2 Camden Fees Camden Tuition Camden Total
HIT235 Organizational Resources, QI & PI 4 Camden Fees Camden Tuition Camden Total
HIT240 Diagnostic & Procedural Coding II 4 Camden Fees Camden Tuition Camden Total
Subtotal: N/A

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

 

Total Program Cost to attend at Salem Community College: $6,344.00*

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

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