Health Information Technology - Certificate of Completion

Doña Ana Community College

2020-21 Catalog

(31 credits)

NOTE: Students who lack prior health and/or general office experience may need to take course-related prerequisites.

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all required HIT and OATS courses and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0. A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 31 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Prefix Title Credits
Core Requirements (7 Credits)
ENGL 1110GComposition I 14
OATS 106Business Mathematics3
Related Requirements (9 credits)
AHS 202Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care3
HIT 110Electronic Health Records3
or OATS 110 Records Management
OATS 239Personal Development3
Technical Requirements (15 credits)
HIT 130Health Information Technology Anatomy & Physiology3
HIT 150Introduction to Medical Terminology3
HIT 158Advanced Medical Terminology3
OATS 208Medical Office Procedures3
OATS 228Medical Insurance Billing3
Total Credits31

(31 credits)

A Suggested Plan of Study

The contents of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and English. This is only a suggested plan of study for students, and is not intended as a contract.  Individual student academic plans may vary. Please contact your academic advisor to create a plan that works for you. Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change.

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all required HIT and OATS courses and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0. A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University certificate requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 31 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
Area I: Communications - English Composition Level 1 4
Composition I  
HIT 130 Health Information Technology Anatomy & Physiology 3
HIT 150 Introduction to Medical Terminology 3
OATS 106 Business Mathematics 3
OATS 239 Personal Development 3
 Credits16
Semester 2
AHS 202 Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care 3
HIT 110
Electronic Health Records
or Records Management
3
HIT 158 Advanced Medical Terminology 3
OATS 208 Medical Office Procedures 3
OATS 228 Medical Insurance Billing 3
 Credits15
 Total Credits31