Program Effectiveness

Health Information Technology

The total number of graduates from the Owens Community College Health Information Technology Program during the 3-year period of 2018-2020 was 37, with an overall graduation rate of 100%.
Graduation Year Students Entering/Graduation Graduation Rate Certification Exam Pass Rate
2020 2/14 143% 92%
2019 14/12 79% 100%
2018 9/16 177% 94%
Total 25/37 148% 94%

*National Average:  2020 73%, 2019 76%, 2018 75%

Graduate Satisfaction

Each class is asked to complete a survey 6 months after graduation that asks for their impression of the learning experience they received in our Health Information Technology Program.

The results indicate 100% agreement that the students feel the program has:

  • Prepared them in acquiring the knowledge and skills to perform as a Health Information Technology Professional.
  • Prepared them to communicate effectively within his/her work setting.
  • Prepared them to conduct his/herself in an ethical and professional manner.

Employer Satisfaction

In surveying the employers of our students and the professional practice site supervisors, results indicate 100% agreement that our students:

  • Possess the technical skills and have the knowledge needed to perform in the health information management department.
  • Demonstrate the ability to think critically, solve problems, and develop appropriate action steps.
  • Communicate effectively.
  • Conduct themselves in an ethical and professional manner.