Tyler Junior College

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Cost and Fees

COST AND FEES

Please click on the link below to see the cost and fees for Tyler Junior College.

http://www.tjc.edu/info/20002/paying_for_college/171/how_much_does_it_cost/2

The following are the number of semester hours for each course within the HIT Program.

Pre-Requisites Credit Hours
HITT 1305 3 hours
HITT 1303 3 hours
COSC 1301 3 hours
Semester 1 Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 3 hours
BIOL 2401 4 hours
POFM 1327 3 hours
HITT 1401 4 hours
Social/Beh. Science Elective 3 hours
Semester 2 Credit Hours
BIOL 2402 4 hours
POFM 1300 3 hours
HITT 1345 3 hours
HITT 1311 3 hours
SPCH 1321 3 hours
Semester 3 Credit Hours
HITT 2160/Clinical 1 hour
HPRS 2301 3 hours
HITT 1353 3 hours
HITT 1341 3 hours
Language/Philosophy/Culture/Creative Arts Elective 3 hours
Semester 4 Credit Hours
HITT 2261/Clinical 2 hours
HITT 2339 3 hours
HITT 2335 3 hours
HITT 2343 3 hours
HITT 2346 3 hours

Additional Costs

Books: Cost varies per course; typically $100-$300 per course.

AHIMA Student Membership Fee: $35. This feel is subject to change. Please click on the following link for more information about AHIMA membership.

www.ahima.org

Clinical Course Information/Associate Fees: You will complete two clinical courses in the last two semesters of the HIT curriculum. You will complete site rotations at health care facilities and will observe HIT functions and also gain hands-on experience. Tyler Junior College and all participating health care facilities require HIT students to have the following items completed before beginning their site rotations. These items will be completed during the summer before your first clinical course.

  • Drug Screen and Background Check: This will be performed by Remedy Personnel in Tyler, Texas. The current fee is $40. This fee is subject to change.
  • Physical Examination and TB skin test: Cost varies. You can also receive these services at the Tyler Junior College campus clinic.
  • Flu Shot: Cost varies. You can also receive this service at the Tyler Junior College campus clinic.
  • Hepatitis B vaccine: Cost varies. You can also receive these services at the Tyler Junior College campus clinic.
  • Name Badge: This will be obtained through TJC. The current fee is $5.00 but is subject to change.

**Other costs which could be incurred during Clinical site rotations include miscellaneous travel expenses such as: meal expenses, facility parking fees, gas lodging, etc.

RHIT Exam Fee: AHIMA Member: $229; Non-Member $299. Please click on the following link for more information on the RHIT exam.

http://www.ahima.org/certification/RHIT

"Tuition, fees, and other expenses are subject to change by vote of the Board of Trustees or the legislature of the State of Texas."

Health IT Contact Information

Nicole Wright, RHIA
Program Coordinator
Office: Pirtle T-215

Email: nwri@tjc.edu

Telephone: 903-510-2873

Advising contact: 903-510-2347