Medical Information Technology program page.

Medical Information Technology

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.  The skills you learn could include:

  • Preparing records and reports
  • Maintaining files
  • Ordering supplies
  • Transcribing medical documents
  • Performing accounting procedures
  • Billing and coding functions
  • Processing patient reception dues

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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.  Read the Medical Information Technology Orientation to get an overview of the MIT program.

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

Degrees and Transfers.

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.

Diploma Options.

Certificate Options.

  • Hospital Admissions Specialist
  • Medical Coding
  • Medical Receptionist
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Medical Unit Coordinator

To see a complete course listing for each credential use the KCTCS Course Catalog.

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.

Contact Information

KCTCS/Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
Counseling Center 
RPC 1st Floor Room 106
610 College Street Road
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 706-8803
 
Program Coordinator:
Ramona Barrow
rbarrows0001@kctcs.edu
(270) 706-8486 or Toll Free: (877) 246-2322, Ext. 68486

Assistant Business Studies Coordinator:
Cheryle Beauchamp
cbeauchamp0007@kctcs.edu
(270) 706-8487 or Toll Free (877) 246-2322, Ext. 68487
 
 
 
 
 
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