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Health Information Technology

CAHIIM ACCREDITED PROGRAMAre you interested in a career in a growing field? Would you like to learn the most up-to-date patient-record technology in the medical field? Do you enjoy being in an office environment? Would you like the opportunity to work from home? If so, the Health Information Technology program may be the perfect fit for you!

The Health Information Technology program at Gateway Community & Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAAHIIM). CAHIIM can be reached at, or at 233 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 2150, Chicago, IL. 60602-5800, 312-233-1100.

Graduates with a HIT Associate degree are eligible to take the American Health Information Management Association's (AHIMA) Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) examination.


Most required Health Information Technology courses are offered as hybrid courses (50% online and 50% in classroom.) All courses for this program are held at our Edgewood campus and are typically scheduled in the evenings.


What are my career options?

  • Clinical Coding Specialist
  • Medical Records Technician
  • Health Information Management Director
  • Patient Information Coordinator
  • Release of Information Specialist
  • Insurance Claims Analyst
  • Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist
  • Medical Billing Specialist
  • Health Data Analyst

Where do our graduates work?

  • Bottom Line Systems
  • CompMed
  • The Christ Hospital
  • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
    Medical Center
  • The Dermatology Center
  • HealthPoint
  • NorthKey Community Care
  • OrthoCincy
  • Riverhills Healthcare, Inc.
  • St. Elizabeth Healthcare
  • St. Elizabeth Physicians
  • Tri-State Gastroenterology
  • The Urology Group

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