“Our mission is to prepare students for purposeful and rewarding careers in the field of health information to benefit the community. We support the regional economy by being a center of excellence for Health Information education.”
What is Health Information Technology?
Few professions offer the level of diversity in positions and tasks, as well as job security, as Health Information Technology (HIT). HIT is positioned at the intersection of healthcare, technology, and business. HIT professional duties span medical coding, clinical documentation integrity, supporting and creating the computer systems required, data analytics, management, patient privacy, network security, and beyond. HIT professionals empower partners in healthcare to provide high-quality, efficient, financially prudent, and life-saving care.
What Will I Learn?
Employing the latest resources, the PCC HIT program develops the knowledge, skills, and practical experience that employers value. When pursuing degrees and certificates in Health Information Management (HIM) and Technology (HIT), students complete guided studies from the disciplines of medicine, management, finance, information technology, and law, opening new opportunities to choose from a variety of jobs across many different healthcare settings.
Explore Your Future in HIT at PCC
- PCC offers associate degree and certificate programs in Medical Coding, Network Security, and Management and Support.
- Our students train with interactive online programs, including simulation labs, learn from experienced faculty preparing them to be job-ready upon graduation, and have the opportunity to participate in program events with HIT speakers and industry networking opportunities.
- PCC offers affordable tuition and a vast selection of student support services to help you succeed.
- Take advantage of our professional affiliations to further broaden your knowledge and earn additional certifications. These affiliations include the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), and the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA).