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Health Information Technology Career Outlook

U.S. Career Institute's Health Information Technology degree offers you valuable skills applicable to a growing industry. Health Information Technology (HIT) consists of the technology systems that healthcare providers use to manage patient data. It includes electronic health records, e-prescriptions, and tech tools that help patients meet health goals. Health Information Technicians work in hospitals and a variety of other settings, including physicians' offices, nursing care facilities, outpatient care centers, and home healthcare services. The health information career path is one with many benefits!



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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.

  • • Certified Inpatient Coder (CIC™) exam
  • • Certified Professional Coder Apprentice (CPC-A®) exam
  • • Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) exam
  • • Certified Coding Associate (CCA®) exam
  • • Certified Electronic Health Records (CEHRS) exam

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.†

Career Development Strategies

As part of your Health Information Technology program, you'll complete GE200, Career Development Strategies, in which you'll set goals, explore career opportunity paths, and prepare personal marketing materials (résumé, cover letter, and references). You'll prepare for interviews and create a job search plan to navigate employment options.

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*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, on the internet at Medical Records Specialists, (visited April 25, 2024). 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).