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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

Employment of health information technicians is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. *

* Source:
Bureau of Labor Statistics – Occupational Outlook Handbook

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 University 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, Employment of health information technicians is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. The demand for health services is expected to increase as the population ages.**

** Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics – Occupational Outlook Handbook

Possible Career Options After Fremont University

Important Qualities of a Health Information Technician

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Our Healthcare Program Students
are working for top companies
across the globe.

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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
Technicians Do?


Work to improve efficiency and quality in delivering healthcare services




Organize and maintain data for clinical databases and registries


Track patient outcomes for quality assessment


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


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


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

Where Do Health
Information Technicians

  • 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 University Difference

  • Speed
  • Innovation
  • Partnerships

By enrolling in the Health Information Technology program at Fremont University, 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 University.

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    What is health information technology? Health information technology (HIT) is information technology (IT) that is specific to the health and health care industry. HIT professionals support health information management over secure computerized systems (ideally), which may aid in the exchange of health information between providers, consumers, payers, and quality monitors. Source: Wikipedia.

    Benefits of Enrolling at Fremont University for HIT

    • Complete Fremont University’s Health Information Technology program in just 15 months.
    • Receive expert help from our staff of highly-trained instructors
    • Access to your online classroom 24 hours a day
    • Receive expert career advice and assistance to help you find a job in your field.