Just as the demand for Registered Health Information Technologists surges, Northeast Iowa Community College’s Health Information Technology (HIT) program is now ranked among the best in the nation for its curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment placement success. The NICC Associate of Applied Science program was named first in the US among community colleges and second among all college and university HIT programs.
The ranking follows a research study by Intelligent.com that conducted an assessment of 2,277 accredited colleges and universities. The 2021 rankings are calculated through a scoring system which includes student engagement, potential return on investment and leading third-party evaluations. Intelligent.com analyzed thousands of schools with comparable programs on a scale of 0 to 100, with Northeast Iowa Community College’s HIT online program scoring 97.81.
The HIT program at NICC is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).