Program Specific Competency Goals
Upon completion of the Associate of Science in Health Information Technology degree, graduates will:
- Communicate effectively within the healthcare environment. (Communication)**
- Apply Information Governance standards across the healthcare continuum. (Critical Thinking, Technology)**
- Comply with appropriate policies and procedures for the protection and security of health data. (Critical Thinking, Professionalism, Communication)**
- Make use of processes and systems to retrieve health data, monitor accuracy, and perform data analytics.(Critical Thinking, Communication, Technology)**
- Monitor revenue cycle processes within healthcare environments. (Critical Thinking, Technology)**
- Adhere to national, state, and organization-wide compliance regulations. (Critical Thinking, Communication)**
- Demonstrate knowledge and behaviors compatible for leadership positions with the HIM community. (Critical Thinking, Communication, Technology, Professionalism, Diversity)**
- Use appropriate technology and decision support tools in order to succeed in the HIM environment. (Technology)**
- Demonstrate professional, ethical, and legal standards of conduct appropriate in the HIM setting. (Professionalism)**
- Respect cultural, ethnic, gender, and lifestyle differences in the workplace and community. (Diversity)**
**Categories denoted in the parentheses represent relationship to Clarkson College’s student success skills, which are our institutional student learning outcomes, and include Communication, Technology, Critical Thinking, Diversity, and Professionalism.
|First Time Board Pass Rate||N/A||100%||N/A|
|Overall Board Pass Rate||N/A||100%||N/A|
|National Average Board Pass Rate||N/A||67%||N/A|
|Job Placement/Employment Rate*||N/A||100%||N/A|
* Employment rates taken from returned graduate surveys, employer surveys, and graduates report to program individually.
** Students tracked through completion of degree (7 years). 3-year average reported. Majority of students in program are part-time students.