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Health Information Technology

Fresno City College Health Information Technology Program (HIT) is designed to educate and train students for entry level practice, obtain an Associate of Science degree, be eligible to take the national certification exam and work in a structured health care setting. Fresno City College also offers a Medical Coding Certificate which prepares recipients to complete testing for a Coding Credential.


  • Associate of Science Degree in Health Information Technology (F.4621.AS)


  • Medical Coding Certificate of Achievement (F.4627.CA)

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  1. Attend or view a Nursing & Allied Health Orientation.
  2. Meet with an Allied Health counselor
  3. Complete necessary program requirements

Check our Catalog for recommended sequence of courses. To see upcoming scheduled classes, see the Schedule of Classes. HIT courses are taught online.  Some courses are also offered on-campus as well.  It is recommended to complete general education courses prior to taking the sequence of HIT courses.


Graduates of the HIT Program will be eligible to take the national certification examination for the Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) credential through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). The RHIT exam eligibility requirements and application information are available on AHIMA’s website.

CAHIIM Annual Program Assessment Report Outcomes

  1. HIT Graduates
    • 2015-2016 = 7
    • 2016-2017 = 5
  2. Graduates in HIM Jobs
    • 2015-2016 = 6
    • 2016-2017 = 4
  3. RHIT Exam Pass Rate
    • 2015-2016
      • Graduates Attempting = 2
      • Graduates Passing First Attempt = 2
      • Passing Rate = 100%
    • 2016-2017
      • Graduates Attempting = 4
      • Graduates Passing First Attempt = 3
      • Passing Rate = 75%


The Fresno City College Health Information Technology Program is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

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Chicago, IL 60601-5800 

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