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Health Information Technology

at Saint Paul College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 64
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Health Information Technicians play a vital role in the health care industry by participating in the creation, completion, distribution and retention of medical record documentation according to policies and procedures outlined by several regulating bodies such as the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Facilities and Medicare. Individuals enrolled in the program will obtain a broad body of knowledge which will allow them to become employed in many capacities within a health information department. Some of the positions include such tasks as: release of information, various registries, incomplete chart room, processing of medical documentation, coding and abstracting, and may include supervisory or leadership roles based on skill and ability.

Program Locations

  • Saint Paul College 55102

Labor Market Information

  • Medical Transcriptionists

  • Median wage: $18.79/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Medical Secretaries

  • Median wage: $19.00/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

  • Median wage: $21.41/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Saint Paul College
Saint Paul College
235 Marshall Ave. Saint Paul, MN 55102 Toll-Free: (800) 227-6029 Local: (651) 846-1600 Email:

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