Medical Office Transcriptionist/Pre-Health Information Technology
Graduates of the Medical Office Transcriptionist/Pre-Health Information Technician certificate program may begin employment as a medical office transcriptionist or may continue their education with Idaho State University (ISU) and earn an associate of applied science degree in Health Information Technology. ISU courses required to complete the AAS degree are offered through distance education so students can complete the degree without moving to ISU's campus. Upon completion of ISU's Health Information Technology AAS degree, graduates are eligible to take the national certification examination through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA. Successful completion of the examination results in earning the Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) credential.