Medical Information Technology

 

Use your laboratory skills to help diagnose and treat patients in the healthcare industry.

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What is Medical Information Technology?

Medical Information Technology graduates prepare medical records and reports, maintain files, order supplies, perform accounting procedures, work with medical insurance and coding, and receive patients in a variety of health care settings. Classroom instruction is supplemented by learning experiences both in and out of the classroom to prepare graduates for careers in health care settings. Students enrolled in the degree or diploma programs will be required to complete an internship, field experience, and/or simulated work experience.

average base pay
Based on research conducted by KCEWS in 2016 for the state of Kentucky
$34,842
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low: $23k med: $35k high: $55k

What are my career choices?

In hospitals, clinics, doctor offices, nursing homes, and other facilities. Our graduates prepare records and reports, maintain files, order supplies, do accounting, work with insurance and coding, and receive patients.

Medical Information Career Median Annual
SalaryBased on research conducted by KCEWS in 2016 for the state of Kentucky
Medical Administrative Assistant $29,522
Medical Unit Coordinator $29,522
Hospital Admissions Specialist $29,522
Medical Receptionist $39,057 
Medical Coding $34,842
Medical Scribe $33,024
Medical Transcriptionist $33,024
Electronic Health Records Specialist $34,842

How do we help?

Our Medical Information Technology program combines laboratory, classroom, and internship experience to prepare you for business and office careers in health care.

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

Degrees and Tranfers

  • Electronic Medical Records Track
  • Medical Administrative Track
  • Medical Coding Track
  • Medical Office Management Track
  • Medical Transcription Track

Diplomas

Certificates

Additional Information

Progression in the Medical Information Technology program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of "C" or better in each course and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative grade point average or better (on a 4.0 scale).

Length of Program

You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

Program Contact

Tammy Davis
Medical Information Technology
Program Coordinator
606.487.3250
tdavis0085@kctcs.edu