|Program name||Computer Information Systems - Health Information Option|
|Institution||Quinsigamond Community College|
|Address||670 West Boylston Street|
|Certificates and degrees||Associates in Science|
The Computer Information Systems Health Information Option will prepare students to work in various health-related industries, such as hospitals, clinics, insurance, etc. The program curriculum provides hands-on computer experience in spreadsheet, web development, data communication, database development and management, basic programming, and systems analysis and design. Additional courses include medical law and ethics, medical coding, medical billing and insurance, and electronic health records. The Cooperative Work Experience is a requirement in this program and provides an opportunity for students to apply classroom knowledge to practical work experience. Career opportunities for the Health Information Option may include positions as Medical Records and Health Information Technicians and entry-level database support specialists.