ASA College

Health Information Technology

About Program

Start your path to an exciting and rewarding career in health information technology today by enrolling in the associate degree program at ASA College with campuses in Manhattan and Brooklyn, NY. The Health Information Technology (HIT) program prepares students to become essential members of the health information management profession, equipped with knowledge and understanding in the field of health care information technology. With comprehensive in-class learning and an externship during the last semester for real-life work experience, our curriculum prepares students to take the first steps into a rapidly growing field. Contact us to learn more about health information technology careers today!

Learn About the HIT Program at ASA College

Health care information technology is a vital part of patient medical care that uses data technology to safely and accurately store critical patient information so that it is readily available for medical treatment, billing, legal use, and more. Our curriculum prepares students to enter this field with the knowledge to:

  • Collect, tabulate, compute, and prepare statistical reports for use by the medical staff, administration, governing board, and authorized agencies.
  • Code clinical data for research and other reporting purposes.
  • Perform reviews of health information for patient care evaluation, quality improvement, and utilization management.
  • Apply ethical and legal principles and standards for the control, release, and use of health information.
  • Utilize computers to compile data, process information for prospective payment systems, and perform various other data analysis projects.
  • The Skills You Need to Succeed

The HIT curriculum addresses all of the essential skills necessary to thrive in a career in health information technology. Students participate in discussions of ethical, legislative, and regulatory issues relative to the day-to-day operations in a health care facility. Our real-world preparation teaches about advancements in technology and how it is used. We build on essential writing, communication, and critical-thinking skills vital when interacting with various people, including medical professionals, patients, and external partners. Our goal is to ensure that each enrolled student leaves our program with a high level of integrity.


Enter the Growing Field of Health Information Management

Health information management technology skills are highly sought after. The demand for professionals in the field is growing due to the rise in medical treatments and procedures. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 22% increase in medical records and health information technicians’ jobs through 2022. Graduates of the associate’s degree program learn to organize and technically evaluate health information, including collecting, managing, and protecting patient data. The careful review of medical records and data organization ensures accurate and precise health information records for future use.

Career Opportunities in Health Care Information Technology

Successful completion of the HIT associate’s degree program at ASA College puts you on a path towards a rewarding career in various industries, including health care corporations, software companies, and government agencies. Possibilities include:

  • Ambulatory care facilities
  • Health information departments
  • Regulatory agencies
  • Acute care hospitals
  • Rehabilitation facilities
  • Mental health facilities
  • Skilled nursing facilities
  • Physicians’ offices
  • Health insurance companies

Education Level

Associate Degree

Study Area

Computer and Engineering

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New Yorkers and Floridians know ASA College as the “College of Choice” for good reason. We live by our philosophy that all students are individuals, unique in their stories and goals. Our students find career and academic success through our degree programs because our staff and professors go the extra mile to know their students and ensure that no one is left behind.

Whether you're interested in accounting, digital marketing, social media, hospitality management, psychology, health care, or English language learning, we will be with you every step of the way until the future to which you aspire is a reality.

Educating students to achieve excellence in high-demand careers is our goal. We encourage you to explore our degree programs to find the right fit for you.

Unique Selling Point

• Small class size 

• Financial assistance available 

• Multi-cultural campuses  

• ASA College's credits are widely considered at many US institutions. 

• Earn your college degree in just 16 months*  

 *If no remedial courses are required, no course failures, and a full-time course schedule is required   with consecutive semester months of enrollment.  

• Housing  



Hialeah Campus

Hialeah Campus

530 West 49th St Hialeah, FL 33012


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