Health Information Technology AAS Degree

Overview

Approved By LWIA: 6
Last Re-Certification Date: 7/27/2022
Next Re-Certification Date: 10/25/2024

Program Description

Health information professionals collect, analyze, and manage the information that steers the health care industry. At the heart of the profession's information responsibilities are records, both computer-based and paper, of an individuals health care. The health information professional orchestrates the collection of many kinds of documentation from a variety of sources, monitors the integrity of the information, and ensures appropriate access to the individual record. The professional also manages aggregate data by abstracting and encoding information, by using computer programs to interpret the data, and by putting in place quality controls to ensure the data's validity.

Established in 1981

CIP: 51-0707 Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician.

Training Program Type

Vocational

Provider Information

Program Contact Info

425 Fawell Blvd
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
(630) 942-2389

Associated Job Families and Occupations

Certifying / Licensing / Registering Body

AHIMA

Quality Assurance

  • Illinois State Board of Education

Education Information

Industry Recognized Certification, Associates Degree

120 Weeks ( 1520.00 Hours / 64.00 Credit Hours )

Tuition$9,216.00
Books$1,750.00
Fees$52.00
Other Expenses(Materials, Supplies, Tools, Uniforms, etc)$102.00
Total Cost$11,120.00

Financial Aid

  • Pell Grants
  • Illinois Monetary Award Program
  • Federal loans(Stafford, PLUS, etc)
  • Institutional Scholarships

Application Procedure

Book and lab fees are estimates. A College of DuPage admission application is required as well as a Health Sciences admission application. Please contact the program coordinator for additional questions or information.**Weeks completion dates based on attendance during fall and spring semesters only**

Entry Requirements:

  • Drug/Alcohol Screening
  • HS Diploma/GED
  • Physical Exam
  • Math - College Level
  • Reading - College Level
  • Writing - College Level
  • Prerequisites - Math 1100 or higher, Anatomy & Physiology, English 1101, Health Sciences 1110
  • Other - Criminal Background Check and all Health Requirements

Nondiscrimination, Equal Opportunity, and Disability Provisions Compliance Assurance

  • EEO Compliant: Yes
  • Disability Accomodation: Yes

Program Offerings

  • Full-Time Enrollment
  • Part-Time Enrollment
  • Internships
  • Classroom Instruction
  • Labs
  • Night Classes
  • Day Classes
  • Online/E-Learning Instruction
  • Other(Specify)

Performance Data

Program: Health Information Technology AAS Degree

Overview

Approved By LWIA: 6
Last Re-Certification Date: 7/27/2022
Next Re-Certification Date: 10/25/2024

Program Description

Health information professionals collect, analyze, and manage the information that steers the health care industry. At the heart of the profession's information responsibilities are records, both computer-based and paper, of an individuals health care. The health information professional orchestrates the collection of many kinds of documentation from a variety of sources, monitors the integrity of the information, and ensures appropriate access to the individual record. The professional also manages aggregate data by abstracting and encoding information, by using computer programs to interpret the data, and by putting in place quality controls to ensure the data's validity.

Established in 1981

CIP: 51-0707 Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician.

Provider Information

Program Contact Info

425 Fawell Blvd
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
(630) 942-2389

Associated Job Families and Occupations

Certifying / Licensing / Registering Body

AHIMA

Quality Assurance

  • Illinois State Board of Education

Education Information

Industry Recognized Certification, Associates Degree

120 Weeks ( 1520.00 Hours / 64.00 Credit Hours )

Tuition$9,216.00
Books$1,750.00
Fees$52.00
Other Expenses(Materials, Supplies, Tools, Uniforms, etc)$102.00
Total Cost$11,120.00

Financial Aid

  • Pell Grants
  • Illinois Monetary Award Program
  • Federal loans(Stafford, PLUS, etc)
  • Institutional Scholarships

Application Procedure

Book and lab fees are estimates. A College of DuPage admission application is required as well as a Health Sciences admission application. Please contact the program coordinator for additional questions or information.**Weeks completion dates based on attendance during fall and spring semesters only**

Entry Requirements:

  • Drug/Alcohol Screening
  • HS Diploma/GED
  • Physical Exam
  • Math - College Level
  • Reading - College Level
  • Writing - College Level
  • Prerequisites - Math 1100 or higher, Anatomy & Physiology, English 1101, Health Sciences 1110
  • Other - Criminal Background Check and all Health Requirements

Nondiscrimination, Equal Opportunity, and Disability Provisions Compliance Assurance

  • EEO Compliant: Yes
  • Disability Accomodation: Yes

Program Offerings

  • Full-Time Enrollment
  • Part-Time Enrollment
  • Internships
  • Classroom Instruction
  • Labs
  • Night Classes
  • Day Classes
  • Online/E-Learning Instruction
  • Other(Specify)