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Graduates of the HIT-Coding major are eligible to write the national examination for Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) credentials. Graduates of this major have entry-level electronic health records management, coding and billing competencies complemented by the additional training relative to other health information management skills and qualities. The combination of courses adequately prepares you for an allied health career in the health records profession. You will have the opportunity to work in a variety of different organizations, including hospitals, physician offices and clinics, insurance companies, and anywhere else an organization maintains a system of confidential records. This degree is fully accredited for both campus-based and online delivery. 

Graduates of the HIT-Medical Transcription major are eligible to write the national examination for Registered Medical Transcriptionists (RMT credentials. Graduates of this major have entry-level skills in the areas necessary for a career in healthcare documentation as a medical transcriptionist, medical editor, or speech recognition editor. The combination of courses adequately prepares you for an allied health career in the healthcare documentation profession. You will have the opportunity to work in a variety of different organizations, including hospitals, physician offices and clinics, insurance companies, or become employed with an outsource company and work from home. This degree is fully approved for both campus-based and online delivery.

Graduates of this major are sufficiently prepared to perform the clerical aspects of the medical records profession. The combination of courses adequately prepares you for an administrative assistant position and to perform the duties related to records management, including the creation, maintenance, storage, and retrieval of health information; documentation analysis; release of information; medical billing (data entry); patient registration; abstracting and reporting of health care outcomes. Graduates of this program receive comprehensive training on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). You will have the same opportunity to work in a variety of different organizations; anywhere records are created, maintained, and stored according to professional standards and regulations. Individuals who successfully complete this program have the opportunity to transition into the full-degree program, if desired. This degree plan is fully accredited under the Health Information Technology Program Accreditation. 

Graduates of the HIT-Medical Transcription major are eligible to write the national examination for Registered Medical Transcriptionists (RMT credentials. Graduates of this major have entry-level skills in the areas necessary for a career in healthcare documentation as a medical transcriptionist, medical editor, or speech recognition editor. The combination of courses adequately prepares you for an allied health career in the healthcare documentation profession. You will have the opportunity to work in a variety of different organizations, including hospitals, physician offices and clinics, insurance companies, or become employed with an outsource company and work from home. This degree is fully approved for both campus-based and online delivery.
 

Graduates of the Medical Transcription Program, under the Continuing Education Division, are in a unique position to take advantage of the many home based jobs available in medical transcription. As we offer a competency based program, students only complete the training once they have achieved the industry standards. Employment in medical transcription is often done as a home-based job. We assist in finding suitable employment upon completion of the training for those students who achieve the industry standards. The Medical Transcription Program offers open-enrollment, so therefore classes begin monthly. Also as the program is competency-based, it may vary as to the time it takes for each student to achieve the industry standards. This is very individualized training. Typically students will complete the training in approximately 12 to 15 months if they remain on schedule (dedicating approximately 15 to 20 hours per week to the training). Upon completion of the training, you will receive a specialized certificate in medical transcription, and will have earned 82 Continuing Education Units which may be converted into college credits per the college policy. This program is delivered fully via on-line education. Train from home for employment from home. Pell funding for this major is not yet available; please check current status with Financial Aid or ExactMed Advisor.