Become a Healthcare IT Technician

The Greensboro Healthcare IT Technician program is designed to prepare students for a career in healthcare focused on Information Technology (IT).

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24 Weeks

Program Length

Network+, A+, CEHRS

Certifications

$4,000.00

TUITION

Issuing Authority

What does a Healthcare IT Technician do?

Healthcare IT Technicians are responsible for keeping IT systems updated and secure, reviewing reports, compiling statistics and managing patient data.

Students who complete the Healthcare IT Technician program will be prepared to install and configure workstations, manage patient information and comply with regulations related to record-keeping.

Where does a Healthcare IT Technician work?

Healthcare IT technicians work in a variety of healthcare institutions including private practice and major healthcare facilities.

  • Requirements

  • Training Materials Provided

Healthcare IT Technician

Outcomes

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Healthcare IT Technicians have a predicted employment growth of nearly 10% by 2030, with around 34,000 expected job openings per year. Employers will be seeking qualified candidates who are knowledgeable in compiling reports, cataloging data, and evaluating records for compliance.

 

  • The starting salary for a Healthcare IT Technician ranges from $21,000 to $40,000
  • Healthcare IT Technician will have the skills and understanding needed to work in many different healthcare settings
  • Upon program completion, students have a thorough comprehension of the fundamentals of computer technology, installing workstations, security components and patient record auditing

Skills Learned

Students in the Greensboro Healthcare IT Technician program will complete their curriculum over 24 weeks in order to master the expertise needed to successfully launch their career. Some of the skills gained include:

  • Understanding of computer safety and security procedures
  • Ability to identify network issues and troubleshoot as needed
  • Knowledge of medical business operations
  • Understanding and management of electronic patient records
  • Awareness of compliance and regulatory requirements

Courses - 24 Weeks

Medical Office Procedures and Administration

Electronic Health Records

A+ Comprehensive

Network +

Healthcare IT

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Healthcare IT Technician Job Possibilities

EMR and
EHR Assistant

$35,000 - $74,000

ESTIMATED SALARY

Electronic Medical
Record Associate

$24,000 - $46,000

ESTIMATED SALARY

Technology
Specialist

$37,000 - $74,000

ESTIMATED SALARY

Certification Information

Students in the Healthcare IT Technician program have two certification paths to choose from. Those who opt for a healthcare focus will concentrate on Electronic Health Records and CompTIA A+ certification, and prepare for the Electronic Health Records Specialist Certification (CEHRS) and A+ exams.

The more technical focus will concentrate on Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA A+) and Network+ certifications, which are the preferred certifications for technical support and IT roles.

Earning one of these national certifications demonstrates to future employers that you have mastered the skills and knowledge necessary to work successfully as a Healthcare IT Technician.

 

A+

COMPTIA A+

This certification is an industry-recognized certification that proves individuals can think quickly to perform essential IT support tasks

Network+

COMPTIA Network+

This certification ensures that individuals have the technical skills to establish, maintain and troubleshoot the networks that all businesses rely on. 

CEHRS

Electronic Health Records Specialist Certification

This certification ensures that you understand how to properly handle patient health records. 

Healthcare IT Technician Online Training Tuition Options

In addition to the following payment options, we offer special corporate volume pricing. Visit the Corporate page for details.

Pay in full using any major credit card, PayPal or Venmo. Select “credit card” as your payment option. 

 

     

Apply for PayPal Credit and pay zero interest if your balance is paid in full within 6-months. Complete a quick application and you’ll receive a credit decision within seconds. 

 

Pay for your training with an education loan through Sallie Mae. Follow the below steps to begin your registration process.

Complete the course registration process to reserve your seat.

 

Many employers have education programs or will pay for continued education! Select "Corporate Invoice" if you need an invoice to process payment through company training tuition assistance/reimbursement plans. 

 

Download the free brochure below to your HR representative or manager and show them the benefits of gaining additional education!

Apply for a workforce grant through NCWorks and get all or part of your training paid for! Complete the course registration process on this site to reserve your seat. Select “NCWorks Grant” as your payment option. 

Pay in Full

$4,000

ONE TIME COST

Pay in full

Pay in full for your program using PayPal, Venmo or a credit card. 

Payment Plan

$4,000

INSTALLMENTS

Flexible payment option

Choose PayPal Credit at checkout to receive no-interest payments if paid in full in 6 months.

Tuition Assistance

$4,000

COMPANY INVOICE

Employer sponsored payment

We accept employer sponsored payments including tuition assistance/reimbursement.

Do you need help paying for your certification program?

Many employers offer education assistance programs. Download the brochures to show your employer the benefit of upskilling their employees.

PROGRAM COMPARISONS


Greensboro College

Community College

Program & Tuition Cost

$4,000 average

Up to $20,000

Exam Fees, Books & Materials

Included

Up to $750

Job Ready In

3–6 months

24–48 months

Schedule Flexibility

On-demand 24/7

Set class schedule

Travel Requirements

None: 100% online

On-campus classrooms

Student Support

Personal Advisors: text, call and email access

Professors: scheduled office hours

Career Coaching

Exam-tailor + soft-skill training to build well-rounded careers

Exam-based + prerequisites and electives

to meet credit

Content Delivery

3D animations, immersive environments, interactive activities, game-based learning

Professor lectures

Meet Your Workforce Training Specialist

Kelly is your Workforce Training Specialist. She is here to help you understand the program, payment options, and succeed! Get in touch with Kelly to learn more about the program, Greensboro College, and how to achieve your workforce development goals!

FAQ

You will complete the five courses in this program over 24 weeks, making you job ready in three to six months. The program is flexible, allowing for assignments to be completed anytime, from anywhere, 24/7.

Ideal candidates for this program are detail-oriented individuals who can gather and disseminate information, work well in a team setting and are highly skilled at using computers.

The daily role of a Healthcare IT Technician includes managing wired and wireless networks, preparing reports, setting up user controls and monitoring for any security or compliance issues.

Healthcare IT Technicians can use their training and expertise as a stepping stone to other opportunities, including Practice Workflow and Information Specialist, Management Redesign Specialist, Implementation Support Specialist, PC Technician and Technology Specialist.

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