HIT & MBS Program Tuition and Fees

HIT Associate in Applied Science Degree Program*

There are a total of 111 credits in the Health Information Technology (HIT) degree program (including 20 prerequisite credits). The full-time HIT student, averaging 15 credits/quarter, can anticipate finishing the HIT degree program in 6 quarters, not including prerequisites. Overall tuition and programs costs vary. The following tuition/fee figures are estimates. Please also review TCC’s official tuition rate information.

*Overall tuition and program costs will be higher if a student's academic plan exceeds the prescribed 15 credits/quarter.

Tuition costs as of Aug. 2017
HIT AAS Degree Program - Washington State Residents

Tuition (based on 15 credits/quarter X 6 quarters)

$7,872.60

Books and Supplies

$3,000

Course Fees

$720

Student Approved Registration fees

$585

Annual Student Membership in AHIMA

$49

RHIT Credential Examination fee

$229

CPNW Fee

$50

Certified Background Check

$72

Total HIT program costs for Washington State resident

$12,577.60*

HIT AAS Degree Program
Non-Washington State Resident U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (DOD overseas qualify)

Tuition (based on 15 credits/quarter X 6 quarters)

$18,708.60

Books and Supplies 

$3,000

Course Fees 

$720

Student Approved Registration fees

$585

Annual Student Membership in AHIMA

$49

RHIT Credential Examination fee

$229

CPNW Fee

$50

Certified Background Check

$72

Total HIT program costs for non-Washington state residents/ U.S. citizens

$23,413.60*

Medical Billing Specialist (MBS) Certificate Program

There are 46-48 credits in the Medical Billing Specialist (MBS) certificate program (including 5 prerequisite credits). The full-time student, averaging 15 credits/quarter, can anticipate finishing the MBS Certificate program in 3 quarters. Overall tuition and programs costs vary. The following tuition/fee figures are estimates. Please also review TCC’s official tuition rate information.

Medical Billing Specialist (MBS) Certificate Program - Washington State Residents

Tuition (based on 15 credits/quarter X 3 quarters)

$3,936.30

Books and Supplies

$1,500

Course Fees

$360

Student Approved Registration fees

$292.50

Total MBS program costs for Washington state resident

$6,088.80*

Medical Billing Specialist (MBS) Certificate Program
Non-Washington State Resident U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (DOD overseas qualify)

Tuition (based on 15 credits/quarter X 3 quarters)

$9,354.30

Books and Supplies

$1,500

Course Fees

$360

Student Approved Registration fees

$292.50

Total MBS program costs for non-resident U.S. citizen

$11,506.80*

*Overall tuition and program costs will be higher if a student's academic plan exceeds the prescribed 15 credits/quarter. Students are also required to have health insurance and specific immunizations for their Professional Practice Experience.