Gain In-Demand Health Information Technician Skills
Online interactive sessions with experienced faculty, authentic assessments, AHIMA virtual labs and professional practice experience in a real healthcare setting help you learn and practice the skills you need.
- Revenue management: determine diagnoses and procedure codes to support billing within revenue cycle processes.
- Data management: perform healthcare data collection, analysis, presentation and reporting utilizing health information databases and technology.
- Utilize technologies for health information management functions with an understanding of emerging consumer engagement technologies, such as telehealth, patient portals and social media.
- Develop strong medical terminology, anatomy and pathology knowledge to communicate in professional healthcare settings.
- Enhance in-demand transferable skills, or soft skills, in critical thinking, digital fluency, information literacy, communication, diversity and teamwork, and ethics and professional responsibility.
Prepare for Certification
Our Health Information Technician Associate’s degree will help you pursue the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT®) exam. Plus, the application fee is included in the total program costs.
With your HIT Associate's degree, you can pursue a role as:
- Health information technician
- Health information data collection and analysis specialist
- Medical coder/biller-analyst/auditor
- Electronic health records (EHR) specialist
- Compliance auditor/specialist
- Patient care coordinator
- Release of information specialist
- Revenue cycle reimbursement specialist
As health information professional, you can work in a variety of healthcare settings, such as:
- Office-based physician practices
- Nursing homes
- Home health agencies
- Mental health facilities
- Public health agencies
The Health Information Management accreditor of Rasmussen University is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The following Health Information Technician programs at Rasmussen University are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) based on their associate-level Health Information Management standards and are reaffirmed through the following dates:
- Rasmussen University – Aurora, Illinois through 2023
- Rasmussen University – Rockford, Illinois through 2022
- Rasmussen University – Bloomington, Eagan, Lake Elmo/Woodbury, Mankato and St. Cloud, Minnesota through 2022
- Rasmussen University – Green Bay, Wisconsin through 2023
- Rasmussen University – Online 2025
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
200 East Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60601