What is Medical Information Technology?
Medical Information Technology graduates prepare medical records and reports, maintain files, order supplies, perform accounting procedures, work with medical insurance and coding, and receive patients in a variety of health care settings. Laboratory and classroom experiences are combined to prepare graduates for careers in health care facilities. Some of the diplomas include Medical Administrative Assistant, Medical Insurance Coder, and Medical Transcriptionist. Students enrolled in the degree or diploma programs are required to do an internship or cooperative experience in a medical office environment.
Progression in the Medical Information Technology program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of C or better in each course and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative grade point average or better (on a 4.0 scale).
What are my career choices?
The Medical Information Technology Program prepares graduates to work in a medical setting as an administrative assistant.
What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?
Degrees and Transfer
- Medical Information Technology-Medical Coding Track
- Medical Information Technology-Electronic Medical Records Track
- Medical Information Technology-Medical Office Management Track
- Medical Coding Certificate
- Medical Receptionist Certificate
- Medical Unit Coordinator Certificate
- Hospital Admissions Specialist Certificate
- Electronic Health Records Specialist Certificate
Length of Program
You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.
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.