DeVry University Associates in Health Information Technology
Are you interested in working in health care, the largest industry in the U.S., without having to care for patients? If so, the DeVry University Associate's in Health Information Technology may be right for you. Healthcare technology puts you in a growing industry where there's a strong career outlook for technologists like clinical coders, data analysts, patient information coordinators, and health record technicians.
Fueled by new information privacy regulations, careers in healthcare technology are among the 20 occupations projected to grow fastest through 2012. Let DeVry's Health Information Technology associate degree program prepare you to work as a skilled professional in hospitals, physician's offices, clinics and other medical or mental health facilities as well as for pharmaceutical companies, educational institutions, government agencies and vendor firms, all in two years of less.
Through the Health Information Technology program at DeVry, you will have access to up-to-date coding and chart management lab software, you will engage in professional practice experience, including a practicum in the final semester, and you will follow a curriculum based on current Associate Degree Entry-Level Competencies outlined by the American Health Information Management Association industry standards.