What Does University-Based Training (UBT) Mean?
University-based training (UBT) describes nationally funded education that develops health information technology (HIT) programs within community colleges and universities.
Under university-based training, U.S. universities receive grant money to increase the number of HIT professionals. The Program of Assistance for University-Based Training helps colleges and universities train their students for the following careers:
- Health information management and exchange specialist
- Health information privacy and security manager
- Research and development scientist
- Programmer and software engineer
- Health IT sub-specialist