Begin a Rewarding Future in Health Care

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 Management Program is designed for you, whether you have health care-related experience or none at all.

The Associate of Science in Health Information Technology program prepares the student for employment in the health information management field, and students are eligible to sit for the national certifying examination to become a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). The program will also provide the student the eligibility to sit for the AAPC or AHIMA coding credentialing examinations. Responsibilities include coding of diagnoses and procedures; as well as processing, storage and retrieval of health information in ether paper or electronic health records. Areas covered in the course work include, but are not limited to, confidentiality of protected health information, health information and electronic health records systems, legal aspects, statistical reporting, reimbursement methodology, healthcare informatics, performance improvement, and supervision of daily department activities comprise other functions taught in the program.

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Institutional Accreditation

Broward College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Broward College.

Additional Program Accreditation

Broward College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC). The HIT Program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Health Information and Informatics Management Education (CAHIIM), which is the accreditation body of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Without the CAHIIM Accreditation, students are not eligible to sit for the RHIT Credentialing Exam with AHIMA.

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Building 41
1000 Coconut Creek Blvd.
Coconut Creek, FL 33066
healthscience@broward.edu | 954-201-2892

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