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2007-2008
Health Information Technology
Associate in Applied Science
Degree
Curriculum code 1244


Special Admission Requirements
The health information technology program has special admission requirements and limited enrollment. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all admission requirements are met and all documents and scores are submitted on time. Only complete application files will be reviewed for admission. Please carefully review the admission requirements.

Required Courses
(68 credit hours)
The following suggested schedule is based on full-time enrollment.
BIO-115, MRT-110, MTH-109 must be completed no longer than five years prior to the program admission deadline. Students must earn a "C" or better in all required MRT courses.

For information about prerequisites and corequisites, please see the course descriptions that are linked from each course.

Suggested Full-Time Schedule
First Semester―Spring

8 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
MRT-130

1

Computers in Allied Health  IMS-101 or IMS-115 can meet this requirement
MRT-110

3

Medical Terminology
MRT-111

4

Health Information Management   
Total: 8

Second Semester―Fall
13 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
MRT-117

2

Introduction to ICD-9-CM   
MRT-118

2

Introduction to CPT   
BIO-115

4

Anatomy and Physiology BIO-180 and BIO-181 can meet this requirement
MTH-109

2

Math for Allied Health MTH-098, 135, 139 or higher can meet this requirement
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3

Social/Behavioral Sciences

Choose from: ANT, ECO, GEO, HIS, PSC, PSY, SOC, SSC

  
Total: 13

Third Semester―Spring
14 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
MRT-120

3

Body Structure and Pharmacology
MRT-112

4

Clinical Classification Systems   
MRT-119

1

Insurance Reimbursement Procedures   
MRT-114

3

Health Care Computer Applications   
COM-101 3 Composition I   
Total: 14

Fourth Semester―Summer
5 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes

MRT-115

2

Clinical Practicum I   
COM-103 3 Speech Fundamentals   
Total: 5

Fifth Semester―Fall
15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
MRT-116

2

Clinical Practicum II   
MRT-210

4

Introduction to Pathophysiology   
MRT-211

4

Health Statistics and Data Analysis   
MRT-215

2

Clinical Practicum III   
PSY-201

3

Human Relations in Organizations   
Total: 15

Sixth Semester―Spring
13 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
MRT-212

3

Medical Reimbursement Systems   
MRT-213

3

Supervisory Techniques   
MRT-216

5

Clinical Practicum IV   
MRT-218

2

Quality Management   
Total: 13

Graduation Requirements
Official high school transcript with date of graduation or a GED certificate; minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0; successful completion of all course requirements and the minimum number of credit hours for the specific degree; minimum of 15 semester hours completed at Moraine Valley; constitution requirement; a "C" grade or better in COM-101 and a "C" grade or better in COM-102 if COM-102 is required for this program; successful completion of minimum level of competency in Mathematics; submission of graduation petition to the Records Office by published deadlines. (See college catalog for details.)

For More Information

Admissions Office
(708) 974-5355
admissions@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu

Academic Advising Center
(708) 974-5721
advising@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu/academicadvising
Program Coordinator
Donna Schnepp
Office: B125
(708) 974-5315
schnepp@morainevalley.edu
  

Department Chairperson
Sue Phelan
Office: A240
(708) 974-5743
phelan@morainevalley.edu

   
  

Information and requirements may change without notice.

 
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