Program Admission Requirements

Applicants must possess entry level keyboarding/typewriting skills. This requirement may be fulfilled by evidence of passing a keyboarding/typing course in either high school or college with at least a 2.0 point or C average; OR, if no keyboard/typing experience, the student must enroll in keyboarding/typewriting.

Listed below are courses which may be taken before entering the Health Information Technology Program. If the general education and basic science courses have been previously completed, the Health Information Technology program will still require two years for completion of the professional courses in their required sequence. 

General Education and Science Courses

HSBC 1113 Medical Terminology
HSBC 1104 Anatomy and Physiology
HSBC 2103 Human Pathology
CIT 1093 Applications in Microcomputers
ENGL 1113 English Composition I
ENGL 1213 English Composition II
HIST 1483 U.S. History to 1877 OR
HIST 1493 U.S. History from 1877
POLS 1113 American National Government
PSYC 2203 Introduction to Psychology
HPER 1401 Two activity courses or HPER 1202 Health and Wellness or HPER 1102 First Aid

Application Process

  • Deadline: Complete and submit program application by April 15th prior to desired entry in the Fall semester. The application period is February 1st through April 15th of each year. Applications received after April 15 may be considered depending on space availability and the applicant's qualifications.
  • Procedure: During the February 1st through April 15th application period you can call (405) 733-7359 to have an application mailed - OR - come by the Health Sciences Building, Room 208 or Room 304A to obtain an application.
  • Criteria for Selection: High School and College transcripts or GED certificate, Compass Tests for Writing Skills, Reading Skills, and Pre-Algebra/Numerical Skills, typing skills, experience, communication skills, and personal interview with screening committee.

Physical Requirements

Physical requirements include ability for prolonged standing, walking, sitting, bending, stretching, stooping, and lifting bundles of papers of at least 5 pounds. Must have correctable visual acuity sufficient to read handwritten reports, medical record information, and small (six point) font print styles such as the following:

An inflammation of one or more of the intracranial venous sinuses with the formation of a thrombus.

Applicants must demonstrate the ability to speak, write, and comprehend the English language proficiently. They must also have the ability to communicate in a professional manner with the general public and health professionals, use problem solving skills, and function effectively under stress. Applicants must possess entry level keyboarding/typewriting skills. This requirement may be fulfilled by evidence of passing a keyboarding/typing course in either high school or college with at least a 2.0 point or C average; OR, if no keyboard/typing experience, the student must enroll in keyboarding/typewriting.

Drug Testing for Candidates Initially Selected for the program

Students who are initially selected as a candidate into a Health Sciences Division program will be required to pass a drug test before final acceptance into the program will be granted.

 

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