Health Information Technology Admission Requirements

Health Information Technology

Associate of Applied Science

Credits Required for Graduation: 66.00


Admission Requirements



Western accepts COMPASS, ASSET or ACT –Testing may be waived with applicable post-secondary credits. There is a $20 fee for this assessment (fee subject to change). If you have taken the ACT, ASSET or COMPASS within the last five years, you can request that your scores be submitted to Western. The testing requirements are:

Assessment Area ACT ASSET COMPASS
English 19 45 75
Reading 20 44 84
Math/Numerical/Pre-Algebra 19 44 58

  • Completed criminal/caregiver background check $53.75 (fee subject to change). Please see the linked document for payment information.
  • Read program essential functions
  • Completed high school chemistry, college chemistry or developmental chemistry, and high school biology or developmental biology with a C grade or better. (Prerequisite to General Anatomy and Physiology)
  • Successful passing keyboarding test at 35 words per minute (wpm) with 2 errors
  • Read online program overview
  • Completion of General Anatomy and Physiology #10-806-177 with a C or better.
  • Completed intent to enroll form