Health Information Technology Associate in Science Degree (AS) Information

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Allied Health Department

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Department Head
Ms. Sandy Moore
(850) 484-2301
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Accredited By:

The Health Information Management accreditor of Pensacola State College is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The College’s accreditation for the Associate in Science degree in Health Information Management has been reaffirmed through 2020-2021. All inquiries about the program’s accreditation status should be directed by mail to CAHIIM, 233 N. Michigan Avenue, 21st Floor, Chicago, IL, 60601; by phone at 312.233.1134; or by email at info@cahiim.org.

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Introduction to the Health Information Technology Associate in Science Degree (AS) Program

The two-year degree provides a student with the technical skills necessary to prepare, analyze, and maintain health information required by the patient, health facility and public. The Associate Degree, Health Information Management Program at Pensacola State College is accredited by the Commission On Accreditation For Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM; www.CAHIIM.org). Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the national qualifying examination offered through AHIMA for certification as Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT).

The Associate in Science in Health Information Technology includes the following college credit certificate:

Medical Information Coder/Biller.

Students in this program are encouraged to apply to graduate with the certificate as the requirements are satisfied.



Employment Trends

For more information regarding first-year earnings for degree completers and student debt accumulation download or view the Economic Security Report of Employment and Earning Outcomes Click Here, published by the Department of Economic Opportunity.

Escambia/Santa Rosa Counties
Occupation
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
2015 Cur. Openings
209
2023 Prj. Openings
247
Est. Annual Openings
10.1
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$31,869.74
Okaloosa / Walton Counties
Occupation
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
2015 Cur. Openings
91
2023 Prj. Openings
103
Est. Annual Openings
3.9
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$32,349.46
All Florida Counties
Occupation
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
2015 Cur. Openings
9491
2023 Prj. Openings
11159
Est. Annual Openings
455.4
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$35,916.03


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