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2012-2013
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
(66 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 refer to the catalog.

Suggested Full-Time Schedule

Program Pre-requisite
3 credit hours
 

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
MRT-110

3

Medical Terminology  
MRT-130

1

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


First Semester

15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
BIO-115

5

Anatomy and Physiology BIO-180 and BIO-181 can meet this requirement
MRT-108

4

Intro to Medical Coding Systems Prerequisite: MRT-110 with a "C" or better.
Corequisite: Registration or credit in
MRT-130
Offered in the Spring
and Fall semesters.
MRT-111

4

Health Information Management Offered in the Spring and Fall semesters.
MTH-109

2

Math for Allied Health MTH-098, 135, 139 or higher can meet this requirement
Total: 15

Second Semester
15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
COM-101 3 Composition I   
MRT-112

4

Clinical Classification Systems Pre-requisite: BIO-115, MRT-108, and MRT-111
MRT-114

3

Health Care Computer Applications Prerequisite: MRT-125
Corequisite: Credit or registration in MRT-112.
Offered in the Spring semester.
MRT-119

1

Insurance Reimbursement Procedures Prerequisite: MRT-110 with a "C" or better.
Corequisite: Registration or credit MRT-108 (or previous credit in MRT-117 & MRT-118), and MRT-130.
Offered in the Spring and Fall semesters.
MRT-125

4

Pathophysiology and Pharmacology Prerequisite: MRT-110 with a "C" or better.
Offered in the Spring, Fall and Summer semesters.
Total: 15

Summer
5 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
COM-103 3 Speech Fundamentals   

MRT-115

2

Clinical Practicum I  Prerequisites:MRT-112, MRT-114
Offered in the Summer semester only.
Total: 5

Third Semester
14 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
MRT-116

2

Clinical Practicum II Prerequisites:MRT-112, MRT-115, MRT-119
Offered in the Fall semester only.
MRT-211

4

Health Statistics and Data Analysis Prerequisites: MTH-109, MRT-114
Offered in the Fall semester only.
MRT-215

2

Clinical Practicum III Prerequisite: MRT-115
Corequisite: Registration or credit in MRT-116.
Offered in the Fall semester only.
PSY-201

3

Industrial/Organizational Psychology   
___-___

3

Social/Behavioral Sciences

Choose from: ANT, ECO, GEO, HIS, PSC, PSY, SOC, SSC
  
Total: 14

Fourth Semester
13 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
MRT-212

3

Medical Reimbursement Systems Corequisites: Registration or credit in MRT-112, MRT-119
Offered in Spring and Fall.
MRT-213

3

Supervisory Techniques Prerequisites: MRT-115, MRT-211
Offered in Spring semester only
MRT-216

5

Clinical Practicum IV Prerequisite: MRT-215
Corequisite: Registration or credit in MRT-213.
Offered in the Spring semester only.
MRT-218

2

Quality Management Prerequisite: MRT-211
Offered in the Spring semester only.
Total: 13


Graduation Requirements
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: B205
(708) 974-5743
phelan@morainevalley.edu

   
  

Information and requirements may change without notice.

 
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