Health Information Technologist

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Purpose

Utilizing official curriculum from Comp TIA, this program will train a student to repair, maintain, secure PCs and mobile devices and install and troubleshoot operating systems. A student will also learn how to plan, configure and create small local area networks and configure wireless devices. They will be exposed to basic medical terminologies, medical business operations and network security. These courses will position a student for employment in the rapidly growing health care IT field and entry level IT industry.

Program Description

This 216-hour program will consist of a sequence of 3 courses that are IT foundation courses. Students will take the Comp TIA A+, Net+ and HIT Technician courses in sequence. These courses provide students with the ability to repair, maintain, secure PCs and mobile devices and install and troubleshoot operating systems. A student will also learn how to plan, configure and create small local area networks and add wireless devices. They will also learn the basics of medical terminologies, medical business operations and network security.

Primary Goals

The primary goals of this program are to prepare students for employment in the fast growing health care IT market in particular and entry level IT jobs in general.

Consideration for Industry Certification

Students will also be prepared to sit for the A+, Net+ and HIT technician industry certification exams giving them the opportunity to earn three reputed industry certifications.

Curriculum

The program will use official approved curriculum from Comp TIA; and industry standard certification exam preparation programs.

Recognition of Completion

A certificate of program completion will be awarded by the College.

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