Are you interested in a career in the rapidly growing health care field? Do you prefer to work in an office rather than directly with patients? Graduates of the Health Information Technology Program here at TSTC West Texas have exactly those opportunities. In the Health Information Technology program, you'll learn how to code, analyze, and protect medical information. Doctors and other health care professionals need accurate records to treat their patients, making this field vital to good medical care.
The TSTC West Texas Health Information Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIIM) in cooperation with the American Health Information Management Association's Council on Accreditation. That means that when you graduate with an associate's degree, you can take the national Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) exam. Passing the exam improves your career possibilities and increases your salary potential.
Health Information Technology offers careers for the twenty-first century. By combining knowlege of anatomy and physiology with computer skills, you will be able to communicate information accurately to health care professionals. Careers for our graduates exist in a variety of work settings, including hospitals, doctor's offices, insurance providers, nursing homes, consulting and law firms, or pharmaceutical companies. You could even work out of your own home! Take a look at some of the available job options:
If you enjoy the challenges of problem solving, want to help the public, and are a detail-oriented person, check out the Health Information Technology program here at TSTC West Texas.