The Associate of Science in Health Information Science degree program is an entry-level program designed to provide students foundational knowledge in the field of health information science. The program offers a medical coding track that prepares students to become proficient medical billers and coders by providing the latest information related to medical coding, medical chart auditing, and insurance reimbursement. The program also offers a general curriculum track that prepares students to become skilled healthcare paraprofessionals who work with sensitive healthcare information in an increasingly complex digital environment.
Upon completion of the program, students should be able to do the following:
Track I - Medical Coding Emphasis
Designed to prepare students to become proficient medical billers and coders by providing the latest information related to medical coding, medical chart auditing, and insurance reimbursement.
Track II - General Curriculum Emphasis
Designed for students to meet their specific educational goals and enhance their career opportunities.
Estimated time of completion of this program is 3 years.
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The University makes no representation, promise, or guarantee that completion of this program assures passage of any certification examination, acceptance by any state board, or that this program is designed to prepare graduates for employment in any state. Prospective and current students, as well as graduates, are responsible for researching and understanding all examination, registration, or licensure requirements in any state in which they seek to become registered, licensed, or employed.