Medical information technology students.

Medical Information Technology

Inforgraph on Medical Information Technology: 2015 starting pay $22,338 per year; 2015 median pay $33,854 per year; 2015 employment in KY 1,130.

What is Medical Information Technology?

The Medical Information Technology (MIT) program prepares students for administrative careers in healthcare facilities. Students graduate the program understanding the importance of confidentiality. The Medical Information Technology (MIT) program prepares students for administrative careers in health care facilities. Upon completion of the associate’s degree and/or certain certificates, students will qualify to take one or more of the following certification exams:

  • CMAA
  • CPPM
  • CPC

What are my career options?

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.

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

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).

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

  • Medical Information Technology Medical Administrative Track (64 credit hours)
  • Medical Information Technology - Medical Office Management Track (64 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 MIT Cost Estimate 15-16.
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, CMAA, MHA - MIT Program Coordinator, Assistant Professor - (270) 901-1031
  • Renee F. White, Ph.D., MHA, Assistant Professor - (270) 901-4321

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.