The Healthcare IT Professional Program
Gain healthcare and IT job skills in one fell swoop.
You’ll always speak with a real human.
Our Career Advisors know their stuff. And they’re super nice.
A Tiny Investment for Infinite Success
You’re busy. You’ve got bills to pay. And you need stability. With one small investment, you could find the peace of mind, salary, and job satisfaction you’ve been looking for.
323 Hours of Study
Complete in as Little as 7 Months†
$52,000 Median Salary*
Unleash your full potential for a more fulfilling life and career. We’ll help.
This Could Be the Perfect Job for You
Healthcare information technicians work in healthcare facilities and public health agencies as part of an internal IT team. They install and maintain electronic health record systems and provide general technical support.See full job description >>
6 Reasons to Complete Your Health Information Technology Certification Prep With CareerStep
Finish in a few months.
This course includes 323 hours of study, which will fully prepare you for the relevant certification exams. You can finish the program in as few as 7 months or widen your time window up to 12 months.†
Keep more of your money.
Our online healthcare IT program is not only effective, it’s affordable. Save your scratch for that new gaming console.
Hit the ground running.
CareerStep’s health information technology program is fully stacked: You’ll get all the training you need to get certified-ready and join an IT team near you.
Healthcare and technology are two of the fastest-growing industries in the U.S., and technology is increasingly important in patient care. As a certified health information tech, your prospects are in mint condition.*
Ascend to greatness.
Health information technology certification can lead to a virtual mountain of vertical moves. From here, you could conceivably become a data architect, a software developer, or even a CTO!
Keep it interesting.
IT jobs often come with engaging projects and challenges, often ones only you can solve. Sure beats a boring gig.
Our Happy Learners Say It Best
CareerStep’s program isn’t hard to follow or learn. I enrolled with their program to shift from my usual career. When I got into a situation where I couldn’t continue for a while, they let me extend my course. Thanks a lot CareerStep.
I’m really enjoying this new experience as a working mom. It’s been easy to access the program.
1. Start Today.
Begin your training (and transformation) right now.
2. Finish fast.
Complete your training in record-time.
3. Get hired.
With community support and interview training.
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Get trained and certification-ready, and start intimidating people with your technical prowess.
- > Complete in as Little as 7 Months†
- > Self-Paced Study
- > Anywhere, Anytime Learning
- > 1:1 (Human) Support
What You’ll Learn
Everything from Microsoft Word to Linux configurations. This comprehensive program begins with the basics and ramps up to the big stuff.
Understand office software, identify basic hardware, and interpret system requirements.
Learn the industry lingo, become familiar with medical office procedures and ethics, and learn to maintain electronic health records and databases.
System Components & Networking
Identify and install system components and peripheral devices; understand and maintain storage; connect, create, and secure wireless networks; and understand and configure security measures.
Practice for the PC Pro Certification, CompTIA A+ 220-1001 Core 1, and CompTIA A+ 220-1002 Core 2 Exams.
How long does health information technician training take?
Our training is built to be flexible and adaptable. And it’s online by design so you can tackle the material on your own schedule and on your own terms. But for the sake of specificity, this course is designed to take 323 hours of study, which you can complete in as little as seven months or as long as twelve.†
Is financial assistance available?
CareerStep offers a variety of flexible payment options, installment plans, and even discounts for U.S. veterans, Active Duty service members, and their spouses. As CareerStep is not an educational institution, we cannot offer—or accept—traditional financial aid, such as student scholarships, loans, and grants through FAFSA. However, our low-cost training programs are affordably priced and our goal is to find a payment solution that meets your needs.
How much does a health information technician make?
Every business needs a qualified tech with knowledge and skill, which means there’s a lot of potential in terms of salary. Health IT salaries vary based on location and experience, but the median salary is $52,000. Benefits are usually included in employment packages, too.*
What’s the job market like for healthcare information technicians?
Simply put: stellar. Healthcare is one of the fastest-growing industries in the U.S., tech plays an increasing role in all industries, and the government-mandated implementation of electronic health records is putting healthcare IT professionals in high demand.*
How much tech experience do I need to take this program?
For the vast majority of our programs, you must be at least 18 years old, and you must have a high school diploma or a General Education Development (GED) certificate. That’s it. For others, some specific skills are required to enter a CareerStep training program. When it comes to our healthcare IT professional course, your previous education or experience level isn’t an issue. Familiarity with standard software programs and basic hardware components is useful, but you don’t need any specific knowledge or credentials in order to succeed in this program. We’ll get you up to speed.
What are the advantages of training with CareerStep?
We’ve been providing quality healthcare training for over 25 years. Here’s why our career training gets results:
Employer trusted. Some of the largest and most respected healthcare employers in the nation use CareerStep courses to train their employees.
Expert designed. Our programs were built by experts who have decades of experience working and teaching in their fields.
Flexible. Our programs are self-paced and fully online, so you can learn anytime, from anywhere.
Focused on Learner success. With externship opportunities and a vast pool of Hiring Partners, we do everything we can to help Learners turn their training into gainful employment.
Training People Trust
Get Trained. Get Hired.
This program includes unparalleled training, career support, and coaching. It’s a faster, cheaper alternative to traditional schooling.
$3,999 for full program accessOr call now: 800-411-7073 >>
Need a Hand With the Fee? We Got Your Back.
We’re flexible and totally committed to working with you to find affordable down and monthly payments.
Let the Government Pay Your Way
My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) funds for military spouses are available now and may cover up to 100% of your program cost!