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Danielle Mendoza recently was awarded the New Mexico Health Information Management Association scholarship for the spring 2019 conference. Danielle holds an Associate of Science degree in HIT from UNM-Gallup, an Associate of Science in Nursing from UNM-Valencia and currently attends the UNM main campus in Albuquerque. Roseanna McGinn, UNM-Gallup HIT program director, said, “Danielle has a great career ahead for her and her knowledge in this field is commendable for such a young professional.”
In the picture UNM-Gallup Health Information Technology Director Roseanna McGinn (left) presents the NMHIMA Scholarship for the spring 2019 semester to HIT student Danielle Mendoza.
Coding Certificate Program
A certificate in Health Information Technology is awarded following successful completion of the 33 credit-hour program. This program is designed to obtain a certificate or those desiring entry-level employment in a health information department, coding. Disease and procedural coding are the methods by which the patient's encounters are classified, allowing the facility to bill insurance companies and government agencies for reimbursement.
Course Requirements of Coding Certificate Program
AS Health Information Technology
The Associates Degree in Health Information Technology is a two-year (six semester), full time program, that begins in the Summer or Fall semester, and finishes in the Spring of the second year. Admission is on a first-come, first serve basis for incoming students in good academic standing. Students must meet the regular UNM Gallup admission criteria for entrance into the program, and must complete specific coursework in each semester of this six-semester program.
Course Requirements of AS Health Information Technology
Health Information Technology Application
Thank you for your interest in the UNM-Gallup Health Information Technology Program. Please complete the HIT application form from the link below:
HIT Application Form
UNM Online Application