What is Medical Information Technology?
Medical Information Technology graduates prepare medical records and reports, maintain paper and electronic files, order supplies, perform accounting procedures, work with medical insurance and coding, and receive patients in a variety of health care settings. Associate degree tracks include Medical Administrative, Medical Coding, Electronic Medical Records, Medical Office Management, and Medical Transcription. Shorter term diplomas and certificates are also offered. Students enrolled in the degree or diploma options are required to complete an internship or capstone course.
The MIT program now offers a certificate as a Medical Scribe that can be completed in just one year. Scribes accompany physicians as they work with patients and record for the physician in real time.
Students seeking an MIT credential are required to complete all required courses with a grade of C or better and also to maintain a minimum of a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship
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Visit the program website to learn more about degree requirements, program faculty, career opportunities, and more.
What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?
A program plan describes the degree requirements (courses) and the sequence for completing the courses. Students are required to schedule an appointment with their assigned academic advisor to ensure achievement of their academic goals.
Electronic Health Records Specialist (PDF) (Word)
Hospital Admissions Specialist (PDF) (Word)
Medical Coding (PDF) (Word)
Medical Receptionist (PDF) (Word)
Medical Scribe (PDF) (Word)
Medical Transcriptionist (PDF) (Word)
Medical Unit Coordinator (PDF) (Word)
Gainful Employment Information
- Electronic Health Records Specialist CERTIFICATE
- Hospital Admissions Specialist CERTIFICATE
- Medical Administrative Assistant DIPLOMA
- Medical Coding CERTIFICATE
- Medical Receptionist CERTIFICATE
- Medical Records Specialist DIPLOMA
- Medical Transcriptionist CERTIFICATE
- Medical Unit Coordinator CERTIFICATE
- List of Gainful Employment Disclosures
Length of Program
You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.
This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.