Health Information Technology
The Health Information Technology (HIT) program integrates biological sciences, medical record coding and classification systems, health informatics, and health information management.
Health information technicians are a key part of the health care team, ensuring the quality of medical records and analyzing patient data to improve patient care and control costs. Health information technicians work in a range of settings, from hospitals and long-term care facilities to cancer registries, managed care organizations, and physician offices.
Harper College offers a two-year degree program designed for immediate career entry into the health information technology field. Harper also offers a 19-credit-hour medical coding certificate that can be completed in two semesters.
Prepare for a health profession
The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree is designed to prepare you for entry into this profession. Coursework in the AAS may also prepare you to transfer to a four-year college or university.
Earn a professional certificate
Prepare for a career in health care through a certificate program. Many of Harper's certificates are stackable to a degree program through additional coursework.
Flexible program options
For more information about starting your college education at Harper, please contact Admissions Outreach at 847.925.6700 or fill out our request informationform.