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Lehigh Carbon Community College

What is an Associate Degree in Health Information Technology?

This program focuses on automated health information processing, reporting, and retrieval. Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to read objectively, analyze medical records and other related health data, supervise functional area of the health information department, and act effectively and efficiently in any institution that handles health care data.

The Health Information Management accreditor of Lehigh Carbon Community College is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The College’s accreditation for the associate degree in Health Information Technology has been reaffirmed through 2027. All inquiries about the program’s accreditation status should be directed by mail to CAHIM, 200 East Randolph Street, Suite 5100, Chicago, IL, 60601; by phone at 312.235.3255; or by email at

Health Care Office Coordinator Courses

Your health care office courses will prepare you for success in either a future career or when pursuing a four-year degree. In this program, you’ll take classes like:

  • Medical Terminology
  • Health Information Reporting
  • Health Law
  • Reimbursement for Health Care Services
  • CPT Coding and Other Classification Systems
  • ICD 10 CM/PCS Coding Systems

Bachelor’s Transfer Schools

Students who graduate with specific associate degrees can transfer  into a bachelor’s degree program in a similar field of study at a participating four-year college. Learn more about transferring to a four-year school.

Your A.A.S. in Health Information Technology prepares you to transfer to the following four-year colleges or universities:


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