College of Technology

Health Information Technology


Program Description

The Health Information professional is responsible for maintaining components of health information systems consistent with the medical, legal, accreditation and regulatory requirements of the health care delivery system. The health information professional maintains, compiles and reports health information data for reimbursement, facility planning, marketing, risk management, utilization management, quality assessment and research; abstracts and codes clinical data using appropriate classification systems; and analyzes health records according to standards.

The Associate Degree Health Information Technology Program at ISU College of Technology is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

Certificates & Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science degree Health Information Technology

Program Options & Length:

  • Program begins in August
  • Program length: 4 semesters for an AAS
  • Admits 30 students each year
  • Classes meet at variable times, 5 days per week
  • Summer Session - optional
  • Student Handbook PDF

Cost of Attendance

Fees apply to the current Idaho State University fee schedule which includes mandatory student health insurance. Students with existing health insurance coverage may waive student health insurance. Waivers are available at

Paying for College

You may apply for financial aid, scholarships, grants, and loans to help finance your college education. When you pay registration fees, you are a student of Idaho State University with the privileges and responsibilities of a college student.