Meridian Community College
910 Highway 19 N,
Meridian, MS 39307
Attain an 18 composite score on the ACT,
Score a 69.5 or higher on the ACCUPLACER Reading Section and a 59.5 or above on the Arithmetic Section,
Complete 12 hours or more with "C" average or above at an accredited college or university. Six of these hours must be earned in MAT 0123 (Beginning Algebra) or a higher Math equivalent and English Comp I with a "C" or better.
Have a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) or 2.00 ("C" average on all previous college coursework)
Complete Anatomy and Physiology I and A&P I Lab with at least a "C". A&P I and II must have been completed within six years prior to admission into the Health Information Technology Program. If Microcomputers has been taken prior to admission it must have been within the past three years.
Attend an HIT Information Session. Students will receive notice from the Admissions Office about scheduling their Information Session,
Observe in a Health Information Management Department and write a written summary of the visit.
*The HIT Admissions Committee will select each semester's class from the pool of applicants who meet minimum admission requirements. No applicant will be considered unless the minimum admission criteria are met. Program admission is a competitive process. Check with the Admissions Office and/or the Health Education Advisor for selection details and deadlines.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REQUIRED AFTER ADMISSION
Progression: In order to progress in this program, students must earn at least a “C” in all HIT courses, Anatomy and Physiology II (including Lab) and in English Comp I. Students must maintain a 2.00 cumulative grade point average (CGPA). Competencies must be met at the level stated in the course outline.
Admission requirements, curriculum, and other program information subject to change. See your program advisor/counselor for additional information.
*Admittance requirements are minimum standards and admission to the program is competitive. Admittance is not guaranteed.