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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Information Technician Certificate

HEGIS #5213
Chairperson: James G. Looby
Brahan Hall, Room 206, (518) 629-7225

This program has been deactivated effective Spring 2012 and as such, applications are no longer being accepted.

The Health Information Technician Certificate is designed for the student who is currently working or seeking employment as a health information technician yet does not possess formalized computer, medical transcription or medical encoding training. The course work provides formalized training necessary for employment as a medical transcriptionist, medical encoder, health information technician or medical office assistant.

All HITC and CMPT courses must have been taken within seven years in order to be applicable toward this degree program.

Program Entrance Requirements

Courses Notes High School Average
Algebra or 1 unit of equivalent academic math (70 or above in the course) Business and software courses

The estimated cost of books for the student enrolled in the first full-time term as outlined would be approximately $750.

Total Credits Required: 37

Total Credits Required: 37

Suggested Course Sequence for Full-Time Study