Health Information Technology

Health Information Technology

If you're proficient in managing and collecting large amounts of data, then you should consider a career in the Health Information Technology field. As a technician, you'll organize health information data and discuss patient information with other medical professionals. Gwinnett Tech's Health Information Technology program offers you the ability to pursue jobs in this field. You'll learn about medical coding, records management, data reporting, corporate compliance and more.

For additional information regarding the HIT Certificate, including application process, grants, and program requirements, please contact Tavia Thurmond, Program Support Specialist.

Take the first step toward a top job in this field and apply for next semester. All the dates and deadlines you need to know are here on the website. If you're looking for ways to pay for your education, check out the scholarships for this program. You can also learn about our instructors, clubs and organizations and check out the advisory board to learn more about companies in this field.

Attend one of our monthly information sessions to learn more. View the schedule

For information on gainful employment, please see here

View our course catalog and check out these offerings:

  • Offerings
  • Instructors
  • Top Jobs
  • Advisory Board
  • Degrees

    • Health Information Management Technology


    There are no diplomas available for this program.


    • Healthcare Science – Pre-Health Information Technology

    • FNT1 – Health Information Technology

    Continuing Ed

    • Medical Terminology

    • Medical Billing and Coding

  • Andreia Ford
    Instructor Health Information Management Technology
    ext 6707
    Latunya Henderson
    Program Director
    ext 6809
    Jim Sass
    Dean of Health Imaging and Informatics
    ext 6326
    Patricia Whitley
    Program Director Health Information Technology Certificate
    ext 4564
  • Medical records and health information technician positions are available at hospitals, physicians' offices, state and federal health care agencies, clinics, managed care organizations, behavioral health facilities, consulting and law firms, ambulatory care facilities, information system vendors, insurance companies and long-term care facilities.

  • Health Information Technology Advisory Committee

    Beth Bandi
    EDI, Ltd.

    Tom Bierster
    MD Logic, Inc.

    Ed Brown
    Gwinnett Medical Center

    Mark Braunstein
    Georgia Tech

    Tom Chambers

    Beverly Coleman

    David Cornelius
    Eastside Medical Center

    Jim Denny

    Mark Edelstein

    Ned Ellington
    U.S. Health & Human Services

    Nadia Fahim-Koster
    Piedmont Healthcare

    Sherry Farrugia
    Georgia Tech

    Les Friend

    Kelly Gonzalez
    Georgia Department of Community Health

    Ben Halpert

    David Hartnett

    Allan Hess
    Greenway Medical Systems

    Phyllis Johnson
    Georgia Department of Education

    Deleise Lindsay

    Lisa Luly

    Luis A. Moreno, Jr.

    Susan O'Dwyer
    Habif, Argeti & Wynne, LLP

    Emmanuel Ogidigben

    John Rogers

    Daniel J. Schroeder
    Habif, Argeti & Wynne, LLP

    Wilma Shiflett

    Tracy Sims
    Georgia Department of Community Health

    Chip Strosnider
    Kaiser Permanente

    Dr. Tom Upchurch

    Pat Williams
    TAG Health Society

    Joe Zemel