Our Health Information Technology (HIT) program is a perfect fit if you’re interested in working in the healthcare field but not directly with patients. This program incorporates clinical, information technology, leadership, and management skills and explores the digital/computer side of health care.
Values & Benefits
Our Health Information Technology program offers a great opportunity for those who want to work in a multifaceted medical field with minimal patient interaction. Certain positions may also allow you to work remotely.
Mastering the concepts of the Health Information Technology field will make you a valuable asset to many different types of healthcare institutions, from large hospitals to private practices. It also boosts your salary potential and opens the door to obtaining a bachelor's, master's, or a doctorate.
When it comes to income and career prospects, Health Information Technology has a very promising outlook. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the field is projected to grow 8% through 2029. The in-demand career typically provides generous pay and growth opportunities.
If you plan to pursue an advanced degree, our Health Information Technology program can transfer seamlessly to four-year universities. This allows you to pursue an advanced degree up to the doctorate level while working.
There are many employment opportunities for Health Information Technology graduates, including:
- Insurance companies
- Mental health facilities
- Nursing homes
- Physicians’ offices
- Rehabilitation facilities
- Veterinary clinics
- Law offices
- Governmental agencies
- Research organizations
Learn more about Health Information Technology program student outcome data.