Bunker Hill Community College

Bunker Hill Community College

Health IT Systems Support Certificate Program

Certificate Professional Studies - Computer Information Technology

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Semester 1 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req Expand
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 ELL-103 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 ELL-103 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 ELL-103 or placement

CIT-183 Healthcare IT Concepts I
3

Prepares student for the Certified Associate in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CAHIMS) or equivalent certification.

Prerequisites: pre/co-requisite of CIT-182

Total Credits:
Semester 2 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req Expand
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

CIT-262 Wireless Technology
3

Prepares student for the Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA) or equivalent certification.

Prerequisites: CIT-162

CIT-267 Cisco Networking III
3

CIT-162, CIT-167 and CIT-267 prepare student for the Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) certification.

Prerequisites: Pre-req or co-req CIT-167

Total Credits:
Last Modified Date: April 25, 2022
Approved for the 2021-2023 College Catalog

Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:

  • Discuss and implement accepted laws, regulations, accreditation, and other state local rules that govern the healthcare industry, with an emphasis on privacy and security, to ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data.
  • Implement strategies that support health information management systems analysis and design; selection and acquisition; implementation and management; and systems testing and evaluation.
  • Troubleshoot and problem solve core service and support challenges while applying best practices for documentation, change management, and scripting.
  • Install a switch, router, cables and perform basic configuration and host-to-host communications across switches and routers.
  • Describe the concepts of wireless networks, which types of wireless networks can be built, and how to secure wireless devices.
  • Troubleshoot hardware, software, operating systems, networking and wireless devices.
  • Identify and mitigate security breaches in wired and wireless devices and networking infrastructure.

Career Outlook

The Health IT Systems Support 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.