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Health Information Technology Program Requirements

The Health Information Technology (HIT) program is a two-year, 5 semeter 67-credit course of study offered through the Allied Health Sciences department at BMCC. The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Educational Programs. Students who successfully complete the program obtain an associate of applied science (AAS) degree and are eligible for certification as a registered health information technician (RHIT) via an examination administered by the American Health Information Management Association.

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100% of employers and graduates surveyed for the past several years are satisfied that the program prepares students for employment.

Program Requirements

You must complete four semesters of classroom and lab based HIT didactic courses:

Common Core

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Flexible Core

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Curriculum Requirements



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1. For students whose first language is not English, SPE 102 will satisfy this requirement.

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