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Health Information Technology

Programs of Study

Credit Hours: 67

Format: Hybrid (online except for clinical)

Time to Complete: 2 Years

Start Term: Fall

Location: Davidson Campus

Average Starting Salary

$31,390-46,660/year

*Salary information provided by careeronestop.org

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What You Can Get

What It's About

The Health Information Technology Curriculum is designed to provide individuals with the technical knowledge and skills to process, analyze, maintain and report health information data in compliance with legal, accreditation, licensure and certification standards.

Courses You'll Take

Course work includes diagnosis and procedure coding/classification systems, privacy and security strategies, health informatics, data analytics and use, revenue cycle management, regulatory compliance, and organizational leadership.

What You'll Gain

Graduates of this program may be eligible to write the national certification exam to become a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). Employment opportunities include hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, nursing homes, health insurance organizations, outpatient clinics, physicians’ offices, hospice, and mental health facilities.

67 Credit Hours: $5,092

Student Fees: $386.25

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Inpatient Coding
Outpatient Coding
Health Information Coordinator
RHIT/CCS Coder
Director HIM
EHR Coordinator
 

The Health Information Management accreditor of Davidson-Davie Community College is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The College’s accreditation for the associate degree in Health Information Technology has been reaffirmed through 2028-2029. All inquiries about the program’s accreditation status should be directed by mail to CAHIIM, 200 East Randolph Street, Suite 5100, Chicago, IL, 60601; by phone at (312) 235-3255; or by email at info@cahiim.org (opens in new window).

Program Director 
Heather Watson, RHIA
Smith Health Sciences Center – Office 120
336.249.8186 x6310
heather_watson@davidsondavie.edu

Program Faculty: Shannon Grubb


Davidson-Davie is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates, diplomas and associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of Davidson-Davie Community College.

  • 93% of students that entered the final year of the HIT program graduated.
  • 100% of students indicated satisfaction with the HIT program on the graduate survey.
  • 89% of graduates passed the RHIT exam during the 08/01/2019-07/31/2020 time frame.
  • 100% of the students that completed the HIT program graduate survey indicated they were employed or had gone on to further their education.

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