Online Certificate

Healthcare IT Technician

Start an exciting new career at the crossroads of healthcare and technology with our Healthcare IT Online Certificate Program. You'll gain valuable skills in two rapidly growing industries that will empower you to make a difference in patient care. You can get certified and start working in less than a year!

This Program Is a Great Fit For

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Working Adults

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Aspiring Healthcare Professionals

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Recent High School Graduates

About the Healthcare IT Technician Certificate

Course length

517 hours

Weekly time commitment

15-20 hours



*You can pay as little as $267 per month. For full payment options and different financing plans, including interest rates from external lenders, please talk to our enrollment team.

In this online certification program, your training will center around regulatory requirements for Electronic Health Records (EHRs), organizational behavior, IT operations, medical business operations, networking and security.

The core training within this program allows students to choose a path for certification:

  • The first path has a healthcare focus which prepares students for certification in Electronic Health Records (CEHRS) and CompTIA's A+, while gaining exposure to Medical Office Procedures and Administration, and Network+.
  • The second path has a technical focus, which prepares students for certification in CompTIA's A+ and CompTIA's Network+, while gaining exposure to Medical Office Procedures and Administration, and Electronic Health Records.

Regional Data (Ohio)

The median salary for health information technologists is $58,250. With a well-rounded set of skills, earning potential can increase quickly as you obtain additional certificates.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


Career Paths 


Health Information Technician


Electronic Health Records Specialist


Medical Coding Specialist


Healthcare Data Analyst


Healthcare Systems Analyst


Clinical Informatics Specialist


Telehealth Coordinator

Is This Certificate Right For Me? 

  • Circle icon Are you looking for a career that offers diverse opportunities, combining your interests in healthcare and technology?
  • Circle icon Do you have a strong attention to detail and enjoy working with data and information management?
  • Circle icon Are you comfortable with using and learning new software applications and systems?
  • Circle icon Are you a problem solver who enjoys finding innovative solutions to challenges in healthcare and technology?
  • Circle icon Are you passionate about improving patient care and healthcare outcomes through the effective use of technology?
  • Circle icon Are you interested in staying up-to-date with advancements in healthcare technology and informatics?