2016-2017 Course Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
    Dec 01, 2022  
2016-2017 Course Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Healthcare Science - Pre-Health Information Management Technology Certificate


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HS21/PHE1

Program Description

The healthcare science pre-health information management technology certificate provides students with general education courses that serve as a foundation for further study in the degree level health information management technology program. This is a degree level certificate. (Program Length: 3 Semesters Minimum)

The Gwinnett Technical College Health Information Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management.

The Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management  (CAHIIM)
233 N. Michigan Ave, 21st Floor
Chicago, IL  60601-5800
(312) 233-1100
cahiim.org

Employment Opportunities

A variety of entry level positions are available in a wide range of health care settings such as hospitals, rehabilitation and assisted living facilities, and home health care agencies.

Curriculum


Essential General Education Core Courses (15 Credits)


Area I - Language/Arts/Communication


Area II - Social/Behavioral Sciences


Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics


(Choose ONE of the following)

Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts


(Choose ONE of the following)

General Education Elective:


To meet the minimum required 15 semester credit hours in general education courses, an additional 3 semester credit hours must be taken from Area I, Area II, Area III, or Area IV. Students can view the complete list of classes here .

Essential Technical and Occupational Courses:


Pre-Health Information Management Technology Concentration (21 Credits)


PHE1

Total: 36 Hours


Elective(s):


Note:


Some courses in the concentrations may have additional prerequisites not listed in the curriculum. Please refer to individual course descriptions for further information. BIOL 0093  may be recommended before enrolling in BIOL 2113 .

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