This program is designed to provide students with the skills and expertise to obtain entry-level positions as a Health Data Analyst in a variety of settings. The Health Information Technology Associate program degree at DACC is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). Upon completion of the associate program, students are eligible to take the Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT) national accreditation examination. This certificate is a specialized field within the Health Information Technology field. Students that complete the associate program and obtain the RHIT credential are then eligible to take the specialized exam for the Certified Health Data Analyst (CHDA) credential through AHIMA. This certificate is an occupational program typically not designed to transfer; however, the associate program has been articulated to some senior institutions.
Please contact a counselor for specific details. All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.
First time degree seeking students must complete INST101, Success in College, as a requirement for graduation.
Program is not eligible for Web Registration.
MATH 107 Applied Mathematical Concepts, or higher level algebra-based math course OR placement by test into
MATH 108 Intermediate Algebra with a grade of “C” or better.