Health Information Technology Program Requirements

The Health Information Technology (HIT) program is a two-year, 5 semester 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 Education (CAHIIM). 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.

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Academic year 2013-2014: National RHIT average score 71%, BMCC average score 76.86%
Academic year 2014-2015: National RHIT average score 70%, BMCC average score 79.18%

Program Requirements

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

Common Core

Required Common Core

Total Required Common Core

Flexible Core

Total Flexible Core
Total Common Core
Curriculum Requirements



Summer I Session



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

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