Healthcare IT

What is health information technology, exactly, and what does a health information technician do? Well, from a bird’s eye view, health information technology is the secure management of health information across computerized systems, and health information technicians work behind the scenes in healthcare facilities to improve patient care through tech. Here’s a breakdown of their responsibilities:

• Obtaining, processing, and recording healthcare data.
• Ensuring information quality and security.
• Installing and administering basic computer systems and networks.
• Determining hardware and interface problems and providing support.

Healthcare information technicians work in a variety of healthcare facilities such as hospitals, physicians’ offices, home healthcare agencies, nursing homes, public health offices, and insurance companies.

Program Stats:

  • Average salary: $57,910
  • Job growth: Expected to add 2.3 million new jobs by 2026
  • Certification preparation: CompTIA A+

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This is a not-for-credit course.
As such, you will not earn units and the class will not be reflected on your banner schedule or on transcripts. As a not-for-credit course, Financial Aid cannot be used to pay for or offset the costs of this course.


Cost : $4,299, includes:
  • 12 months of online access
  • 517 online training hours – Finish in as little as seven months!
  • Learner support, technical support, career support
  • 2 exam vouchers to take the CompTIA A+ examinations – a significant value add of several hundred dollars
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Payment Plan option:
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12 monthly installments – 8% interest
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