Health Information Technology Career Outlook

Percent Employed

89%

Employed

 

WITC Health Information Technology Graduate Survey Responses 2016-2017

Employed in Related Field

38%

Employed in a Related Field

 

WITC Health Information Technology Graduate Survey Responses 2016-2017

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$21,318 - $54,543

Range of Yearly Salary*

 

 

 


*Range of yearly salary based on composite from Wisconsin's 16 technical college districts (WTCS) which may or may not include WITC graduates.

Careers

Typical positions available after graduation include:

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Health Information Technician 

Health Information Technicians organize and manage health information data by ensuring that it maintains its quality, accuracy, accessibility and security in both paper files and electronic systems. They use various classification systems to code and categorize patient information for insurance reimbursement purposes, for databases and registries and to maintain patients’ medical and treatment histories.

Additional opportunities include:

  • HIM Supervisor 

  • Insurance/Business Specialist

Transfer Opportunities

After you complete your Health Information Technology associate degree at WITC, you can transfer to another college to continue your education and earn your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

Articulation Agreements

The Health Information Technology program at WITC has articulation agreements with Lakeland University, The College of St. Scholastica, UW-Green Bay, UW-Oshkosh, UW-Stout. 

The colleges listed above have developed an associate degree to bachelor degree Articulation Agreement with WITC (bachelor degree programs vary); other colleges may accept WITC credits upon a transcript review.

Hear From Graduates

"Being a retired military veteran of 22 years, I have attended numerous training schools and programs. I can't remember a level of professionalism as high as brought forth by the staff at WITC. I've seen a genuine commitment to quality education as well as a sincere concern for the success of the student." 

Marty, USCG (retired)

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800.243.9482 ext. 6243

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