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Program
Highlights

In-Demand Skills

Take classes online and learn from the comfort of your home

A Career You'll Love

Work in a hospital, residential care facility, or other health care service

Hands-on Training Development

Learn about medical coding and billing, disease classification, and healthcare procedural codes

Over 14% increase in jobs between 2014 and 2024, with over 70,000 job openings during this time *

* Source:
Bureau of Labor Statistics - Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014
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Train for a Rewarding Career in Health Information Technology

There is no better time to earn a Health Information Technology degree and prepare for a career in one of the fastest growing fields in the United States. The Health Information Technology program at Fremont College prepares students to play vital roles in the healthcare delivery system and provides the necessary training to become skilled in health information management. Work in a healthcare office environment using the training you have learned after going to school. Students learn in-demand skills and knowledge such as medical billing and coding, disease classification (ICD-10), electronic health records, and healthcare procedural codes. Upon program completion, graduates are prepared for a wide variety of Healthcare IT careers.

Are Health Information Technicians in Demand?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of Health Information Technology jobs is expected to increase over 14% between 2014 and 2024, with over 70,000 job openings during this time.

* Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics - Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014

Possible Career Options After Fremont College

Important Qualities of a Health Information Technician

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What I liked about Fremont College is that I had a sense of purpose and I was moving that purpose.

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Our program prepares our students to excel in the healthcare field by showing competency, innovation, and leadership

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Pre-Course Work

Maximize your time in the classroom, completing pre-course exercises so you’re ready to hit the ground running on day one.

Keys to Success

Work with admissions counselors to ensure you have tools to succeed in this online course, including a quiet, dedicated workspace and high-speed internet access.

What Do Health
Information
Technicians Do?

Work

Work to improve efficiency and quality in delivering healthcare services

Organize

Organize and maintain data for clinical databases and registries

Track

Track patient outcomes for quality assessment

Use

Use classification software to assign clinical codes for reimbursement and data analysis

Electronically

Electronically record data for collection, storage, analysis, retrieval, and reporting

Protect

Protect patient’s health information for confidentiality, authorized access for treatment, and data security

Where Do Health
Information Technicians
Work?

  • Hospitals - state, local, private
  • Ambulatory health care services
  • Nursing and residential care facilities
  • Government
  • Introduction to Medical Insurance and Billing
  • Medical Terminology
  • Disease Classification (ICD-10)
  • Introduction to Electronic Health Records
  • Healthcare Procedural Codes (CPT/HCPCS)
  • Healthcare Law and Ethics
  • Associate Capstone
  • Medical Office Management
  • Introduction to Microsoft Office
  • Health Information Technology
  • Introduction to Medical Accounting
  • U.S. Healthcare System

Fremont College Difference

  • Speed
  • Innovation
  • Partnerships

By enrolling in the Health Information Technology program at Fremont College, you can earn an associate’s degree and begin working in the healthcare industry in just 15 months. We understand that enrolling in college is a big commitment, so we make it easy for busy adults like you to achieve their educational goals without rearranging their entire schedule. This program is offered online, and includes up-to-date training in ICD-10 code sets and classes led by industry experts. Continue reading to explore additional benefits of being a Healthcare IT student at Fremont College.

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