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HOW tO GET STARTED

Admission Information

Selection Criteria

In order to promote student success in the Health Information Management program and in the health record profession, it is necessary to establish criteria to assist in the selection of students.

1.  High school graduate with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale for the final six semesters of high school, or minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale for a minimum of 12 semester hours of college, or minimum GED average standard score of 58.

2. Student will need to have access to the internet and a computer or similar device.

 


Procedure

Admission procedure:

  1. Submission of application to HCC and required transcripts from high school and colleges previously attended.
  2. Submission of application to the health information technology program. The application form should be received by the program director before the semester in which the student plans to begin the program.  It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the documentation is complete.


Degree Information

Hutchinson Community College offers an Associate in Applied Science degree in Health Information Management which most full-time students complete in two years. The Health Information Management Program meets the needs of the community by offering some classes during the day and on-line. The Health Information Management Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education. The Health Information Management program combines courses in health information, science, management and computer technology for just that perfect mix.


Faculty in the Health Information Management program are active in the Kansas Health Information Management Association.