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Online Health Information Technology Associate Degree (HIT)

The health information technology (HIT) field is projected to show continued growth over the next decade, and U.S. Career Institute's online health information technology associate degree program can prepare you to be part of this exciting area of healthcare. After earning your health information systems degree online, you can work for hospitals, outpatient clinics, insurance companies, and more. Your skills will be in high demand in the healthcare industry and having your HIT degree will give you a competitive edge.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, career opportunities for those who have completed health information technology degree programs are projected to increase by as much as 7 percent by 2032*. This is largely due to the large number of people born during the baby boom. They are getting older, and as they do, more and more healthcare workers will be needed. By obtaining your health information technology degree online now, you can set yourself up for success in a growing field.

Online HIT Associate Degree

Those who complete our health information technology degree online are taking their first step toward a financially stable future. The median pay for health information technicians in 2023 was $47,180* per year. Start earning your health information technology online degree now and you'll be well-positioned to earn more in the future.

Prepare for Healthcare Industry Certifications

U.S. Career Institute's Health Information Technology associate degree program can help you prepare to sit for five different nationally recognized certification exams. Start earning your Health Information Technology associate degree online today and you'll soon be ready for your new career.

Medical Coding and Billing Certifications
  • Certified Inpatient Coder (CIC®), administered by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)
  • Certified Professional Coder Apprentice (CPC-A®), administered by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)
  • Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS), administered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA)
  • Certified Coding Associate (CCA®), administered by American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
Electronic Health Records Certification
  • Certified Electronic Health Records (CEHRS), administered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA)

U.S. Career Institute recommends the CIC® or the CPC-A®. Included with our course, we cover the cost of your industry certification exam! From the list above, you choose any combination of exams, study guides and practice tests – up to $730 value+

Thorough, Career-Focused Health Information Technology Program

Technology is quickly changing the face of healthcare, and our associate degree program will give you the skills you need to succeed in a health information technology career. Each of the courses in our health information technology degree program explores a different topic in depth. Because you take one health information technology class at a time, you will be able to take the time you need to master each subject. You will learn the ins and outs of the healthcare industry, and upon completing our HIT program online, you will feel prepared and confident to earn your certification and tackle your new health information technology career in this exciting field!

U.S. Career Institute Health Information Technology Associate Degree

Our health information technology degree program covers:

  • Medical terminology
  • Electronic health records
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Health statistics and data analysis
  • Medical coding
  • Health information legal issues

Why Choose U.S. Career Institute?

Affordable monthly payment

$139 monthly payments that include everything you will need to complete the program. You also have a risk-free preview and 100% money back commitment.

USCI On-Demand Learning

100% online and self-paced. No set class schedules so you set the pace and study when you can. Access instructors through phone or email on the device of your choosing.

Prepare for in-demand careers

You can gain the knowledge, skills, and credentials to move toward success along a new or existing career path.

USCI has custom learning materials

Our 24/7, on-demand learning platform is easy to use at home or on the go – and you decide when to start and take your classes.

USCI focuses on real-world Skills

Focus on real-world skills that will help you gain the knowledge and skills you need for employment and to prepare for industry certifications.

USCI all-inclusive program

Your tuition includes access to instructors, all your learning materials, and career support.

High-Quality Education at an Affordable Price

At U.S. Career Institute, we believe that choosing to pursue a career in health information technology shouldn't leave you with tens of thousands of dollars of debt. Take advantage of our low monthly tuition payment plan and you'll see how our online health information technology school can bring a career-focused education within reach. Your tuition will even include career support to help you on your way after completing the program!

With our health information technology degree program, it's easier than ever to earn an associate degree that is applicable to the health information industry. Enroll today and let us help you begin your new career journey!

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*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, on the internet at Medical Records Specialists, (visited September 26, 2023). Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.
†Provided in form of reimbursement when the following terms are met: Student submits receipt issued by the certifying body(ies), has successfully completed the course and has paid tuition in full. Reimbursement is for up to $730 towards the cost of the exam(s), study guide(s) and practice test(s).