Service is essential in the health care field. Our students are passionate about providing the highest level of support to health care providers through secure use and sharing of health information. By learning to analyze, code, and protect electronic and traditional health care information vital to quality patient care, our students advance the health care process. With a degree from Parker, students are able to lead in their field and contribute significantly to the health and wellness industries.
The mission of the Health Information Technology Program at Parker University is to provide educational opportunities to develop skills and knowledge that will allow students to acquire, analyze, code, and protect electronic and traditional medical information vital to providing quality patient care. The program promotes professional development and supports the Code of Ethics of the American Health Information Management Association.
Employment of medical records and health information technicians is projected to grow 8 percent from 2020 to 2030.
Employment of medical records and health information technicians is projected to have 37,100 job opportunities from 2020 and 2030.
The median annual wage for medical records and health information technicians was $45,240 in 2020
Why Parker’s Health Information Technology program?
Parker University’s fully online Associate of Applied Science degree with a major in Health Information Technology has been designed to prepare students to excel in today’s growing health care industry. With courses in areas such as data analysis and management, coding, legal and regulatory standards, information technology, and revenue cycle, graduates advance their careers by learning these practices vital to providing quality patient care.
Graduates of the Health Information Technology program are expected to: