December 10, 2013 -
A degree in Medical Informatics enables graduates to secure employment in a wide variety of computer technician positions in healthcare settings. Students learn effective written and oral communication of technical and non-technical information; protective security tools and applications; federal, state, and local laws affecting medical office technologies; and electronic reimbursement and billing practices. Graduates can be employed as medical/hospital help desk technicians, desktop support technicians, and implementation support specialists.
Want your degree in the fastest time possible?
Expressway Medical Informatics AAS
NSCC Expressway Fast Track Cohort programs allow you to complete your degree in the fastest time possible. Talk to an advisor and visit nscc.edu/expressway-cohort-program for more Expressway Cohort Program information.
Graduates of the program should be able to:
Bureau of Labor Employment and Salary Statistics for Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
We recommend visiting the Bureau of Labor Statistics for more information on employment for Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, the nature of the work, job outlook, wages, related occupations and more.
The Rx Tennessee program at Nashville State offers specific services to help students succeed in healthcare programs, including the new Medical Informatics degree. Student support services include:
Contacts for Rx Tennessee at Nashville State
The college has a very active Career Services Office that assists students, graduates and alumni with their career and employment needs.
Cooperative work experience can be an important addition to a student’s formal classroom work. Co-op courses may substitute for technical courses with the prior approval of the Program Coordinator. The Career Services Office will provide the correct course numbers. For more information about cooperative work experience opportunities, please visit the Career Services Office Web site, phone 615-353-3248, or e-mail email@example.com.
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