UA-PTC Health Information Technology Program Mission Statement
The Health Information Technology program is committed to the advancement of outcomes-focused knowledge and the preparation of individuals for the various careers in health information technology. The Health Information Technology program is dedicated to providing culturally-diverse students with the knowledge, skills and analytical tools necessary to become successful, ethical professionals. This program encourages and values a mix of discipline-based scholarship, contributions to practice and collaborative learning, and its faculty members strive for excellence in teaching, practice, and professional service. The program supports professional interaction among faculty, practitioners and students and encourages involvement with local, regional, national and international organizations.
About Our Program
UA - Pulaski Tech offers the Health Information Technology (HIT) as an online Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Technology degree. The Associate Degree Health Information Technology Program is in Candidacy Status, pending accreditation review by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).
The associate's degree program requires 22 semester credits of general education, and 38 credits of HIT program coursework for a total of 60 semester credits. The degree program is offered year-round with courses offered in the fall, spring, and summer. Students are admitted to begin the HIT program in the fall, spring and summer semesters. There's a $100 HIT program fee per semester.
The HIT department also offers the Medical Office Technology (MOT) program. This program is designed to give students the technological and medical knowledge and skills needed by secretaries and administrative assistants in today’s medical office. Please visit the Medical Office Technology webpage for additional information and for the application process.
Program of Study
2018-19 Program Level Outcome Reports
University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College
Health Information Technology Program
3000 West Scenic Drive
North Little Rock, AR 72118