Admission to the Health Information Technology, Coding Certificate Program, and the EHR Programs
- Health Information Technology AAS Degree(HIT)
- Medical Coding
- Electronic Health Records (EHR)
The Health Information Technology AAS Degree, Coding, and Electronic Health Record programs apply selective admission standards. Therefore, admission to the College does not guarantee admission to a program.
Applicants must be admitted to BCC and must also qualify for admission to their selected HIT program based on the following standards:
- For the Health Information Technology associate degree and the Coding certificate program, a criminal background check (conducted by Adam Safeguard) with a satisfactory outcome is required.
- Graduation from high school, or attainment of a GED, with successful completion (C grade or better) of high school level algebra and biology, or equivalent college course work.
- Successful completion of all required developmental courses as determined by the results of the College Assessment of reading, writing, and math skills.
- For the Health Information Technology associate degree, completion of the Psychological Services Bureau (PSB) Health Occupations Aptitude Examination. Test must be taken no more than two years prior to admission to the HIT program. The five parts include academic aptitude, spelling, reading comprehension, natural sciences and vocational adjustment.
- Complete a BCC Admission Application online at www.bcc.edu.
- Successful completion (C grade or better) of any General Education courses, as required within the HIT degree curriculum.
- Achievement of a BCC cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or greater at the time of admission.
- Submission of a completed health information technology program application with essays.
Incomplete applications will be returned for completion.