Health Information Technology Bachelor of Science Overview
The Health Information Technology (HIT) accelerated degree-completion program is a bachelor of science degree that focuses on the key components of healthcare coding, electronic medical records, healthcare and project management, and healthcare system implementation. These key areas of study prepare our students to implement information technology solutions successfully in a healthcare environment. This accelerated bachelor program also includes a practicum in which students acquire real-world experience in a health IT environment at a local company. One of the best learning experiences in health IT is now available to you right here in Nashville, at Trevecca.
- Age 23 or above OR age 21 with an associate's degree OR age 21 with significant work experience
- Prior completion of at least 40 semester hours of college credit
- An overall grade point average of at least 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
- Demonstration of computer literacy
- Complete the application
Complete the online application.
- Send in your transcripts
Request official transcripts from each college attended.
- Transcripts must show prior credit of a college math course ("C" or higher) or a CLEP test, or pass a math assessment.
- Transcripts must show prior credit of a college English Composition course ("C" or higher) or a CLEP test, or pass a writing assessment.
- Submit your immunization records
Tennessee state law requires all colleges and universities to obtain immunization information from students. Please reference these instructions to properly submit your records.
- You're done!
We'll take care of the rest. Once everything is in order, we’ll extend to you a formal invitation to join our program!
- Minimal technology requirements
- Coursework takes 15 months
- Classes meet on campus
- Course Descriptions
The graduate will have successfully completed the HIT program along with 80 additional credit hours, 30 of which must be in general education.