Health Information Technology Admissions
How do you apply for admission to the Health Information Technology Program?
Delgado Community College is an open admissions college; however acceptance into the
HEIT Program is by selection. The Admissions Committee for the HEIT Program reviews
and evaluates each application on an impartial basis. Meeting the minimum requirements
does not guarantee admission into the program. Students wishing to apply for admission
to the HEIT Program must submit a completed HEIT application to the Division of Allied
Health no later than April 30.
NOTE: You are advised to set up an appointment with the Allied Health Admissions Advisor to review your transcripts at least one semester prior to applying to the program.
To be eligible for admission to the Health Information Technology program students must:
1. Possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
2. Achieve a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 in all college courses and a grade of “C” or
better in prerequisite English, Science, Math, Speech, Health Sciences, and HEIT courses. Grade point
averages are calculated on the basis of all courses taken, including those repeated.
3. Be able to meet the program’s technical standards.
4. Have completed or in the process of completing Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Terminology, Basic
Pathophysiology/Pharmacology, and Information Management for Allied Health Professionals with a grade
of a “C” or better.
NOTE: Science courses over 10 years will require repetition. Check with the Allied Health Admissions Advisor.