Health Information Technology

Health Information Technology

New Associates of Applied Science in Health Information Technology

To see the news release click here.
To look at the course requirements click here.

HIT is one of the fastest growing employment opportunities in the nation, especially in Utah.

Employment of health information technicians is projected to grow 22 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. The demand for health services is expected to increase as the population ages.*

As a Health Information Technician you will acquire cutting edge expertise for the future of the health industry by obtaining a wealth of knowledge in the areas of medical records management, health information security and protocols, as well as medical coding, including the new ICD-10 protocols.

HIT Student Handbook

Is Online or Hybrid Learning Right for You?
The HIT program has both online courses and hybrid courses. Hybrid courses blend face-to-face interaction such as in-class discussions, active group work, and live lectures with typically web-based educational technologies such as online course units, assignments, discussion boards, and other web-assisted learning tools.

Online Learning Assessment 

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, on the Internet at (visited January 21, 2015)

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Jordan Campus
Health Sciences Center, Rm. 059

Ruben Rocha
Program Director and Instructor
Jordan Campus  
Division of Allied Health
Health Sciences Building, Rm. 120A 

Danielle Marble
Career & Academic Advising
(prerequisite and transfer credit questions)
Health Sciences Center, Rm. 047
Office: 801-957-6143
Appts: 801-957-6215