The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
This program provides education in the development, maintenance and use of patient health information for medical care, health planning, quality improvement, medical research, professional education and financial reimbursement. Employment opportunities exist in hospitals, ambulatory care centers, long-term care, behavioral health care facilities and physician practices.Graduates of this program are eligible to take the national examination of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) to qualify as a registered health information technician (RHIT).Admission is limited by the availability of clinical sites. Students must make separate application to this program. Applicants must be eligible for college-level courses with a C or better in BIO-110 Introduction to Biological Science.This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM), 233 N. Michigan Avenue, 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60601; 312.233.1100,www.cahiim.org.Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:
Selective Admission CriteriaThe Health Information Technology program at the Allegheny Campus of the Community College of Allegheny County is a limited enrollment program. The following pre-program requirements must be completed with a grade of C or better before final acceptance into the Health Information Technology Program: