Combine People Skills with Science and Medicine
If you want to combine personal, medical and scientific skills, this might be the career for you. We can provide you with the classroom and clinical experience to prepare you for a career in Medical Information Technology
What are my career choices?
The Medical Information Technology Program prepares graduates to work in a medical setting as an administrative assistant.
|Medical Information Career||Median Annual
SalaryⓘBased on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
|Medical Administrative Assistant||$29,522|
|Medical Unit Coordinator||$29,522|
|Hospital Admissions Specialist||$29,522|
|Electronic Health Records Specialist||$34,842|
What classes do I have to take?
You will be required to take core of medical information technology courses, technical electives related to medical information technology and general education courses. You then apply the skills you acquire in an internship usually taken in your last semester.
View or Download the Medical Information Technology Orientation for an overview of the MIT program.
What are my degree, diploma or certificate options?
Degrees and Transfers
- Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degree Electronic Medical Records Track
- AAS Degree Medical Administrative Track
- AAS Degree Medical Coding Track
- AAS Degree Medical Office Management Track
- AAS Degree Medical Transcription Track
If you want to get a bachelor's degree, Western Kentucky University has a completer degree with courses offered either online or in Hardin County.
- Medical Administrative Assistant Diploma
- Medical Records Specialist Diploma
- Electronic Health Records Specialist Certificate
- Hospital Admissions Specialist Certificate
- Medical Coding Certificate
- Medical Receptionist Certificate
- Medical Scribe Certificate
- Medical Transcriptionist Certificate
- Medical Unit Coordinator Certificate
Where do I start?
Apply for admission to ECTC to receive information from the Admissions Office about submitting your placement test scores (ACT or COMPASS exams) and to schedule a meeting with an advisor to register for your classes.