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2009-2010
Health Information Technology
Associate in Applied Science
Degree
Curriculum code 1244


For students admitting/readmitting Spring 2010

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
(65 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

Program Pre-requisite
3 credit hours
 

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
MRT-110

3

Medical Terminology  


First Semester

15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
BIO-115

4

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 Spring
2010 and Fall 2010.
MRT-111

4

Health Information Management   
MRT-130

1

Computers in Allied Health IMS-101 or IMS-115 can meet this requirement
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 Prerequisites: MRT-111, BIO-115, MRT-108 (or previous credit in MRT-117 and MRT-118).
Offered in Spring and Summer.
MRT-114

3

Health Care Computer Applications Prerequisite: MRT-125
Corequisite: Credit or registration in MRT-112.
Offered in Spring only.
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 Spring and Fall.
MRT-125

4

Pathophysiology and Pharmacology Prerequisite: MRT-110 with a "C" or better.
Offered in Fall
2010
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
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
MRT-211

4

Health Statistics and Data Analysis Prerequisites: MTH-109, MRT-114
MRT-215

2

Clinical Practicum III Prerequisite: MRT-115
Corequisite: Registration or credit in MRT-116.
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
MRT-216

5

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

2

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