Do you see a future for yourself in the health care field? Are you excited about where information technology is headed? Broward College’s Health Information Technology Program is designed for you, whether you have health care-related experience or none at all.
After completing this program, you will earn an Associate’s degree (A.S.) in Health Information Technology Management, and be eligible to take the national credentialing examination for Registered Health Information Technicians (RHIT) and the Certified Coding Association (CCA).
Broward College’s Mission Statements
“The mission of Broward College is to achieve student success by developing informed and creative students capable of contributing to a knowledge- and service-based global society. As a public community college accredited to offer associate degrees, selected baccalaureate degrees, and certificate programs, the institution and its District Board of Trustees are committed to fostering a learning-centered community that celebrates diversity and inclusion by empowering and engaging students, faculty, and staff.”
The mission of the Health Information Technology Program is to prepare competent, ethical and culturally sensitive entry-level Health Information Technology Professionals capable of functioning in ever-changing health care delivery, health informatics and information management systems as a result of being dedicated to lifelong self-directed learning. The program exists to provide a technical education program to all segments of the community that is committed to quality instruction delivered by dedicated faculty engaged in continued professional development.
The program is committed to accomplishing its mission through the use of effective and diverse instructional methods that encompass traditional as well as technology-based strategies (e-learning including online courses, podcasting, virtual labs, lab simulation activities, student self-paced learning, video conferencing, etc.).
100% of 2012 graduates taking the RHIT Exam successfully passed with an average score of 85%.
2012-Community Employers rated 100% satisfaction with employees graduating from Broward College HIT Program.
2012-HIT Program had a 98% Graduation Rate.
*based on 2012 APAR results