Program Overview

  • Location
  • Tuition
  • Program Length
    1 semester
  • Learning Environment
  • Financial Aid
    FAFSA Eligible

Program Description

The Health Information Technology program at Leeward Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIIM) and prepares students to become HIT professionals. Graduates of the program can take the RHIT exam offered by AHIMA for professional certification. This certification is recognized nationwide and demonstrates proficiency in organizing patient records and handling insurance documentation accurately and efficiently.

Degrees & Certificates

  • Associate of Science – Health Information Technology (61 credits) – Tuition: $7,991
  • Certificate of Achievement – Health Information Technology (31 credits) – Tuition: $4,061
  • Certificate of Competence – Health Information Technology (16 credits) – Tuition: $2,096


After completing the Health Information Technology program, graduates are well-prepared for a variety of career opportunities in the healthcare industry. They can pursue roles as medical coders and reimbursement clerks, ensuring accurate coding and billing processes. Additionally, they can excel as privacy, security, or electronic health record (EHR) technicians, medical office managers, medical transcriptionists, and medical coding specialists, playing a crucial role in maintaining patient data confidentiality and managing electronic health records in clinics, hospitals, and other healthcare organizations.

Learn more about Leeward Community College’s Health Information Technology program