Medical Information Technology graduates will work in a paraprofessional role with duties that include medical coding, medical billing, electronic medical records preparation and processing for patient information, medical office administration and medical office management. MIT graduates will work other professionals in preparing, processing and remuneration of claims and patient information needed to support these activities. Administrative technology is utilized to support clinical documentation in all aspects of these exciting careers.
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.