The Associate of Applied Science Degree program in Health Information Technology is designed to prepare you for a healthcare career outside of direct patient care and beyond the medical office or medical billing. Through challenging hands-on assignments, you will learn the technical aspects of the health information management profession. You will be afforded the opportunity to expand your knowledge by selecting an area of specialization in auditing, technology, or leadership, enabling you to pursue additional professional certifications in your specialization prior to graduation. You can also build on this program to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management.
Institutional Accreditation: Briarcliffe College is accredited by The Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Commission on Higher Education Accreditation.
Programmatic Accreditation: The Healthcare program is not programmatically accredited.
The New York State Board of Regents also authorizes Briarcliffe to offer Diploma, Associate degree and Bachelor's degree programs.
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Associate of Applied Science, Health Information Technology
Some of the topics you will study in this program include:
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The percentage of first-time, full-time undergraduate students who started between
7/1/2010 and 10/15/2010 who completed within 150% of the normal time period: 36%
All Briarcliffe College campus locations are included in this Graduation Rate.
A first-time student has no prior postsecondary experience before enrolling at this campus. This means that a student who attended another college, university or other postsecondary school before enrolling at this school is not included in the calculation. The rate also does not include students initially enrolled part-time, taking individual classes (as compared to enrolling in a full program), or only auditing classes. These rates are calculated using the Student Right-to-Know formula in order to comply with U.S. Department of Education requirements. The statistics track all first-time, full-time and certificate or degree-seeking undergraduate students who began school during the date range and have completed within 150% of the normal program length. For example, for a two-year program, the graduation rate would include students who had completed within three years of beginning the program. This statistic is not specific to one program alone; rather, all applicable undergraduate programs are included in this overall rate. Information pertaining to the Graduation Rates of all postsecondary institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education may be found on the College Navigator website. http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/
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