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Medical Information Technology

Combine people skills with the health care field for a rewarding career in Medical Information Technology.  

If you like working in an office, are detail oriented and enjoy helping people, Medical Information Technology might be the career field for you.

The Medical Information Technology (MIT) program prepares students for administrative careers in health care facilities.  MIT graduates prepare medical records and reports, maintain files, order supplies, perform accounting procedures, work with medical insurance and coding, transcribe medical documents, and receive patients in a variety of health care settings.

Progression in the Medical Information Technology program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of “C” or better in each course and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative grade point average or better (on a 4.0 scale).

Available Credentials

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

  • Medical Information Technology Medical Administrative Track (64 credit hours)
  • Medical Information Technology - Medical Office Management Track (64 credit hours)

Diplomas

  • Medical Administrative Assistant (49 credit hours)

Certificates

  • Medical Unit Coordinator (31 credit hours)
  • Hospital Admissions Clerk (30 credit hours)
  • Medical Receptionist (18 credit hours)
  • Medical Coding (19 credit hours)
  • Medical Transcriptionist (24 credit hours)

For course description, see the Program Brochure (new brochure pending).
For specific course requirements, see the KCTCS Course Catalog.
For Management course sequence, see the Management Course Sequence.
For Administration course sequence, see the Administrative Course Sequence.
For program costs, see the estimate worksheet.
For Gainful Employment, see Gainful Employment Disclosure Information.

 

Admission Requirements

 

This program has no special admission requirements.

Length of Program

You can earn an Associate in Applied Science degree in two years if you maintain a full-time status.  This may vary if transitional/developmental classes are needed.

For more information

  • Amy Norrod, RHIT, MIT Program Coordinator, Instructor - (270) 901-1031
  • Renee F. White, Ph.D., Instructor - (270) 901-4321
  • Patti Sumner, Professor/Division Dean - (270) 901-1066

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.