Health Information Technology | Fall 2020

College-wide curricula of record

The AAS in Health Information Technology curriculum at Ivy Tech is valid in the following locations:

Fort Wayne - Indianapolis

Ivy Tech curriculum details

  • COMM 102 is transferable toward the BS in HIM, however, COMM 101 will also be required. 
  • Finite math or higher will be required at IUPUI if it is not completed at Ivy Tech.

Symbol key

^ = Capstone Course

# = prerequisite to enter HIT program

Your first two years at Ivy Tech

Course numberCourse nameCredit hours
#APHY 101Anatomy and Physiology I3
#COMM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking3
#ENGL 111English Composition3
#HLHS 101Medical Terminology3
#MATH 200Statistics3
#IVYT 112Student Success in Healthcare1
Semester total: 16

Course numberCourse nameCredit hours
HIMT 101Intruduction to Health Information Technology2
HIMT 102Health Data Content and Structure3
APHY 102Anatomy & Physiology II3
HIMT 104Health Information and the Law3
HIMT 106Healthcare Informatics3
Semester total: 14

Course numberCourse nameCredit hours
INFM 109Informatics Fundamentals3
HIMT 210Pathophysiology and Pharamcology3
HIMT 200Basic ICD Coding3
Semester total: 9

Course numberCourse nameCredit hours
HIMT 201Reimbursement Systems3
HIMT 203Advanced ICD Coding3
HIMT 207Health Information Externship I1
Choose one of the following3
PHIL 102Introduction to Ethics
PSYC 101Introduction to Psychology
SOCI 111Introduction to Sociology
Semester total: 10

Course numberCourse nameCredit hours
HIMT 202Healthcare Data Literacy and Statistics2
HIMT 204Quality Assessment and Improvement2
^HIMT 205Organization and Supervision3
HIMT 208Health Information Externship II1
HIMT 213CPT Coding3
Semester total: 11
Total hours: 60

IUPUI curriculum details

  • Minimum of 64 Community College credits may be applied toward the IUPUI degree.
  • Students who graduate from the HIT-AAS degree at Ivy Tech must earn their RHIT credential. Upon completion of the HIT-AAS and RHIT credential, students must complete all courses outlined in IUPUI’s curriculum to earn their HIM-BS degree from IUPUI and may take the RHIA exam.