Medical Information Technology

Medical Information Technology graduates prepare medical records and reports, maintain paper and electronic files, order supplies, perform accounting procedures, work with medical insurance and coding, and receive patients in a variety of health care settings.

The three degree tracks you can choose include Medical Coding, Electronic Medical Records, and Medical Office Management. Students enrolled in the degree or diploma programs are required to do an internship or capstone course.

Available Credentials

Associate of Applied Science (AAS)



For definition of AAS, Diploma, and Certificates.


Employment Opportunities

There are many exciting opportunities in this area of Health Informatics. Graduates of the MIT program will work in the area of Medical Reception, Medical Records, Medical Billing and Coding, Medical Admissions, or any other job in the Medical Office Setting.

Admission Requirements

This program has no special admission requirements. Please consult HCC's general admission requirements.

Length of Program

The AAS degree in Medical Information Technology varies by the Track you choose, but each can be completed in 2 1/2 years.

Medical Coding Track-67 Credits
Electronic Medical Records Track-64 Credits
Medical Office Management Track-64 Credits

Opportunities for More Education

You can transfer your two-year degree to other institutions to receive a bachelor's degree: work with your Program Coordinator and an advisor from your university of choice.


Robert W. Smith, Program Coordinator
Office: Hopkinsville Campus, Technology Center 124L
Phone: (270) 707-3892(270) 707-3892

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.