Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.
Program Mission Statement
The Health Information Technology program is committed to the success of its diverse students by providing them with the knowledge and skills necessary for becoming self-directed learners who are able to communicate effectively, problem-solve and think critically in the dynamic and rapidly changing health information profession.
The Health Information Technology program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). For further information, contact:
233 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 21st Floor
Chicago, IL 60601-5800
Main Number: (312) 233-1100
Main Fax: (312) 233-1090
The 2016 graduation rate for the Health Information Technology Program is 91%.
The RHIT certification exam pass rate for the Health Information Technology Program for first time test takers (as of October 1,2016) is 100%.
Graduate Survey Results (2017)
100% of graduates strongly agree that the MDC HIT program and Professional Practice Experience prepared them for a job in HIM. Employer Survey results (2017): 100% of employers strongly agree that the MDC HIT graduates are able to demonstrate the ability to think critically, solve problems, and develop appropriate action steps. 100% of employers strongly agree that the MDC HIT graduates possessed the knowledge necessary to function in the job.
Successful completion of the MDC level two background check process or completion of a MDC nursing/health sciences program does not guarantee a graduate’s eligibility for participation in the professional credentialing process or for related employment. Credentialing agencies and health care employers may have additional eligibility criteria not required by an educational institution. Individuals who have been arrested or convicted for any crime are strongly urged to inquire directly of the licensing board in the jurisdiction in which they intend to practice.