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Health Information Technology Certificate Program

Certificate

The information below applies to students entering the program in fall 2019. Current students - log in to BHCC Self-Service to review the most accurate program requirements for your catalog year, or contact LifeMap/Advising for more information. Prospective students - go to bhcc.edu/admissions and contact an admissions counselor.
Semester 1 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
CIT-113 Information Technology Problem Solving
CIT-110 Applications/Concepts
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

CIT-110 is recommended.

Prerequisites for CIT-110 and CIT-113: ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

CIT-182 PC Hardware and Software
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

CIT-182 is the equivalent to Cisco's IT Essentials A+ certification course

Prerequisite: ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

CIT-162 Cisco Networking I
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

CIT-162 is the equivalent to Cisco's CCNA R&S Semester 1

Prerequisite: ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

Total Credits:
Semester 2 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
CIT-183 Healthcare IT Concepts I
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: CIT-110 or CIT-113 or CIT-120 or Chair approval and pre/co-requisite of CIT-182

CIT-167 Cisco Networking II
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

CIT-167 is the equivalent to Cisco's CCNA R&S Semester 2

Prerequisite: CIT-162

CIT-288 Healthcare IT Concepts II
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Pre/co-requisite: CIT-183 or Chair approval

Total Credits:
Last Modified Date: May 10, 2019

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.