Admission Process & Criteria

Application Deadline June 1 and November 1.
It is recommended that all prospective students be advised by a Health Information Technology faculty member.

Application Requirements

Applicants should apply for admission to McLennan Community College. Applicants should submit a Health Information Technology Program Application & Checklist.

The application deadline is June 1 for classes beginning in the Fall. November 1 for classes beginning in the Spring.

Submit transcripts from other colleges to the Program Director (these may be unofficial).

Admission Criteria

Meeting the criteria does not guarantee acceptance into the program.

  1. TSI
    Applicants must be TSI complete prior to admission to the program.
  2. Minimum 2.8 GPA (cumulative GPA) required for the following 3 courses:
    HITT 1205 Medical Terminology I
    HITT 1301 Health Data Content & Structure
    HITT 1341 Coding & Classification Systems

    Only 2 attempts permitted. The highest score will be used. Classes must be taken within the past 5 years. 
  3. Background Check
    A background check must be completed by the company designated by HITT program. Student admission will be dependent upon conviction and conviction date according to policy. (See Program Director for details).

Applicants are admitted to the program in order of priority until the enrollment limit has been filled. Meeting the criteria does not guarantee admission to the program. Students typically must score higher than the minimum requirements to be accepted. Decisions are made by the Health Information Technology Admissions Committee.

Class Size

The number of students accepted each year is determined by the availability of clinical sites. Generally, the maximum number of students admitted each year is 25.

McLennan Community College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, creed or religion, color, age, or national origin.