Rasmussen College is founded by Walter Rasmussen in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota to meet the needs of the budding business environment at the turn of the century. Classes begin in September of 1900. At Rasmussen College we have been providing regional accredited education to students for over a century. Our formula for success has been developed through the education of over 100,000 students, so we know how to prepare you for the future.
Whether you are looking to break into the workforce or want to advance further in your career, Rasmussen College Online can help you achieve your goals. Online classes can be taken at your convenience, letting you live your life on your schedule.
Associated in Health Information Technician
Enter one of the fastest growing employment sectors in the nation. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that demand for professionals in this field will grow by more than 36% by 2012! Rasmussen College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) for its Health Information Technician program.
Learn to perform a wide variety of tasks within a health information department, including medical coding, data modeling, and medical information management. You will also learn how to combine technical knowledge with the ability to think critically and make informed decisions. Below are some of the exciting opportunities with this degree:
- Health information technician
- Health records manager
- Electronic Health Record Specialist
- Patient information coordinator
- Medical record abstractor
- Medical coder
- Data quality manager
We combine online classes with internship opportunities, meaning no matter which program you choose you will have the knowledge as well as the practical experience you need to thrive at your new career. Students in this program will experience many interesting and challenging courses, including:
- Basic ICD-9-CM Coding
- Ambulatory Care Coding
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Medical, Legal and Ethical Issues
- Medical Terminology
- Healthcare Information Technologies