Nov 26, 2022  
College Catalog 2021 - 2023 
  
College Catalog 2021 - 2023

Health IT Systems Support Certificate


The Healthcare IT Systems Support Certificate Program is designed for students who wish to enter the Healthcare IT field and for current healthcare workers who wish to apply Healthcare IT competencies to their current skillset. The program will provide students with the knowledge and skills concerning Healthcare IT privacy, security, networking, and mobility to successfully understand the Healthcare IT industry and provide hardware, software, networking, security and systems support in the healthcare environment.  Students will also gain the skills in health information management and workflow analysis needed to utilize Healthcare IT effectively to manage patient care, improve communications, and support secure information sharing.  The Health IT Systems Support Certificate Program is designed to be “Stackable”, allowing students to apply completed courses to additional IT degrees and IT certificates.

* Milestone Courses should be taken in the order shown. This will help you stay on track and graduate on time.

Total Credits: 12


Semester 1 Advising Note

  • CIT-182  is the equivalent to Ciscos’ IT Essentials A+
  • CIT-162  is the equivalent to Cisco’s CCNA R&S Semester 1
  • Upon completion of CIT-182 , prepare and take the CompTiA A+ certifications
  • Speak to an Advisor about internship and career opportunities.

Total Credits: 12


Semester 2 Advising Note

  • CIT-167  is the equivalent to Cisco’s CCNA R&S Semester 2
  • Upon completion of CIT-167 , prepare and take the Cisco Certified Networking Technician certification.
  • Upon completion of CIT-288 , prepare and take the Certified Healthcare Technology Specialist certification.
  • Speak to an Advisor about internship and career opportunities.
  • Apply for graduation

Upon Completion of This Concentration Graduates Will Be Able To:


  • Apply for entry-level Healthcare IT positions.
  • Apply for entry-level Healthcare IT Systems Support positions.
  • Apply for entry-level Healthcare Hardware/Software Support positions.
  • Apply for entry-level Healthcare Network Support positions.
  • Achieve the national Healthcare Technology and Information Management competencies.
  • Apply Healthcare IT competencies to current Healthcare positions.
  • Prepare to take the CompTIA A+ Certification Examination(s).
  • Prepare to take the Cisco CCENT Certification Examination

Career Outlook


The Health Information Technology Certificate Program prepares students for entry-level Healthcare IT careers in a variety of healthcare settings including physician offices, clinics, hospitals, and with third-party contractors. Students also gain the knowledge and skills needed to achieve the national Health Information Technology competencies and will be prepared to take multiple IT certification exams.