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Become A Health Information Technician in as Little as 8 Months!

Discover your dream career at ATA College. Our Health Information Technician program offers comprehensive training and certification in El Cajon, San Diego. Visit our website now for more information!

College of Health Information Technician

Earn Your Health Information Technician Diploma in 8 Months

Join the Health Information Technician Program at ATA College and open many doors to an exciting career in healthcare. Our highly-qualified instructors will provide you with the tools you need to become a successful Health Information Technician.

Hands-on Training

Hands-on training by industry experts.

Online Hybrid Classes

Study from home, the office, or anywhere you can find an internet connection.

Fast Track Program

Train For a Career as Health Information Technician In 8 Months, 36 Semester Credits / 34 Weeks.

Career Services

Job Placement Assistance, Resume Development, Cover Letters, Career Workshops

Quality Education and Career Support

The Health Information Technician program at ATA College allows you to start your career in the ever-growing healthcare field. Our program provides comprehensive knowledge and skills in medical coding, health information management, and clinical documentation. Through our program, you will receive quality education and assistance to help you take the next steps toward a successful career as a Health Information Technician.

At ATA College, we provide students with academic support and career services to help them succeed in the Health Information Technician program. Our dedicated team of instructors is here to guide you through the program, ensuring that you have the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed. Additionally, our career services team provides guidance regarding job placement after you complete the program.

Health Information Technician program by ATA College

Health Information Technician

Pursue your dreams at ATA College and get your HIT diploma in 8 months. Our fully-accredited HIT program is designed to help you start a rewarding career faster.

Diploma Curriculum

36 Semester Credits / 34 Weeks

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Available For Those Who Qualify.

Veteran Benefits

ATA College is approved by the California State Approving Agency to enroll veterans and other eligible persons who qualify for VA Benefits.

Fast Track Program

ATA College proudly presents an accelerated 8-month diploma program for medical assistants in El Cajon, San Diego, California.

Health Information Technician (Degree) - AAS

After completing the diploma program at ATA College, students can continue in the health Information Technician, associate of applied science program.

Associate Degree Curriculum (AAS)

64 semester credits / 60 weeks

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Available For Those Who Qualify.

Continuing Education

The associate degree can be completed in an additional 6 months and contains general education courses, along with advanced courses in billing and coding.

Career Opportunities

Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Dental Offices, Hospitals, Medical Laboratory Mental Health Clinic, Medical clinics.

Health Information & Medical Records Technician Training

Ranked #1, ATA College’s Health Information Technician program is designed to provide students with the skills needed to excel in the health information technology field. Enroll now and start learning the most cutting-edge technology available in a supportive, online environment.

Discover the Health Information Technician program, where you’ll learn the skills necessary to manage, organize, and analyze health information in a rapidly growing industry. Gain expertise in medical coding, health data analysis, and electronic health records, and prepare for a rewarding career in the healthcare field.

Experience a comprehensive education at ATA College with expert instructors, over 27 years of proven excellence, and official accreditation from the Council on Occupational Education (COE). Our hands-on instruction and real-world practice ensure you’ll gain the skills and knowledge essential to your future career. Start your career with confidence at ATA College.

  • Analytical skills . Health information technicians must understand and follow medical records and diagnoses and then decide how best to code them in a patient’s medical records.
  • Detail oriented.
    Health information technicians must accurately record and code patient information.
  • Integrity.
    Health information technicians work with patient data that are required, by law, to be kept confidential. They must exercise discretion and strong ethics when working with this information to protect patient confidentiality.
  • Interpersonal skills.
    Health information technicians need to be able to discuss patient information, discrepancies, and data requirements with other professionals such as physicians and finance personnel.
  • Technical skills.Health information technicians must use coding and classification software and the electronic health record (EHR) system that their healthcare organization or physician practice has adopted.
  • AP 114 Anatomy and Physiology I
  • AP 115 Anatomy and Physiology II
  • MT 110 Medical Terminology
  • PH 101 Introduction to Pharmacology
  • MO 110 Medical Principles and Foundations
  • COD 101 Introduction to Medical Insurance/Coding
  • PC 101 Patient Communication
  • MO 120 Medical Office Administration
  • KB 101 Keyboarding
  • MO 130 Collections & Reimbursement Procedures
  • MO 140 Introduction to Medical Bookkeeping & HIT
  • EHR 110 Electronic Health Records
  • COD 110 ICD-10-CM Coding
  • EHR 120 Electronic Health Records II
  • COD 120 Medical Coding
  • CS 103 Career Development
  • EX 111 Externship for HIT

After completing the 8-month diploma training program at our El Cajon, San Diego Health Information & Medical Records Technician School, ATA College students can continue in the Health Information Technician (HIT) Associate of Applied Science program. The associate degree in HIT can be completed in an additional six months and contains general education courses and advanced billing and coding classes.

  • BE 101 Business Ethics
  • PSY 103 Introduction to Psychology
  • SCI 101 Earth Science
  • MTH 101 College Math
  • CPA 101 Business Computer Applications
  • HIS 101 U.S. History
  • NPC 115 NCCT Preparation Course (NCMOA)
  • NPC 116 NCCT Preparation Course (NCICS)
  • EX 114 Externship for Coding

The job outlook for Health Information Technicians is bright and promising as the demand for these professionals is expected to continue growing. With the increase in the aging population and advancements in healthcare technology, the need for skilled HIT experts is becoming more crucial.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment rate for HITs is predicted to rise by 8% from 2019 to 2029, with a higher-than-average projected growth rate. This means that a career in this field can provide a stable and fulfilling future for those passionate about healthcare and information technology. As a result, the future for Health Information Technicians looks promising as the healthcare industry continues to evolve and expand.

Graduates of the program are prepared to work in various healthcare settings, including hospitals, clinics, and physician’s offices. The program provides a solid foundation for those seeking a fulfilling career helping others in medicine. It is an informative and valuable resource for those looking to take the next step in their healthcare career.

Your career path starts here at ATA College!

Looking to start a new career? ATA College is here to support you every step of the way. Discover our exciting career options and take the first step to unlock your potential today. Get in touch with us now for more information!

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