Thursday – June 21, 2018
Health Information Technology
Downtown Milwaukee Campus Health Education Center
The Associate Degree Health Information Technology Program is in Candidacy Status, pending accreditation review by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).
Using the latest technology, health information technicians collect, analyze and report healthcare data. This requires knowledge of diseases, treatments, regulatory issues, computer systems and organizational skills. Classes are taught at MATC's Health Education Center (HEC), 1311 North Sixth Street.
Career Outlook: The U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics cites health information technology as a fast-growing occupational area.
Program Code: 10-530-1
Start Dates: August and January
This program does not have a waitlist.
Students are admitted through a petition process.
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A criterion considered in the petition process is verification of student residency. Students selected via the petition process are chosen based on MATC district residency, then Wisconsin nondistrict residency, followed by nonresidents, unless otherwise stated.
Special Admission Requirements: One year of high school-level chemistry.
Career Cluster: Health Sciences