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Health Information Technology

Program Information 
 
Health Information Technology (HIT) professionals process and maintain the medical records of a hospital or clinic.  Also known as medical records technicians, their core responsibility is to manage information submitted by patients, doctors, and healthcare specialists.
 
Schedule: Early College - Summer, Spring, and Fall Classes
 
Location: Waipahu High Schools and LCC Campus
 
Certification: Certificate of Competence in HIT
                     Credits can transfer to LCC towards an Associate Degree in HIT
                     Credits can transfer to UH West Oahu towards a Bacherlor's Degree in HIT
 
Cost of Program: Free - Through early college classes
 
Benefits: Employment in billing/coding, Dual credit (4.0 classes), and participate in LCC 
               graduation ceremony.  Projected average wage of a MA: $18.38/hr (Hawaii Data)