Database / Reports for Electronic Health Records: Certificate | Technical College of the LowCountry

Database / Reports for Electronic Health Records: Certificate

Access an in-demand career.

Become an entry-level database specialist in the growing electronic health records field.

Program Description

Everything is digital these days including health records. Hospitals and physicians need help in transforming their paper-based and local medical records that can be exchanged with other healthcare providers. TCL can help you prepare for an in-demand career in this emerging industry.

The 33-credit-hour Database/Reports for Electronic Health Records certificate can be completed in as little as two or three full-time semesters and offers courses in both health administration and computers. Courses include medical terminology, ethics, health information science, computer applications, databases, computer security, and more. Graduates will be prepared to enter the electronic health records field as entry-level database specialists.

Certify Your Skills

Successful completion of this course prepares the student for the Access Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exam.

Accreditation & Accolades

Technical College of the Lowcountry is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Technical College of the Lowcountry.

Quick Facts

Quick Fact 1
Get the skills you need to become entry-level database specialist.
Quick Fact 2
Designed for those who have a medical background and want to add computer skills.
Quick Fact 3
Complete the 33-credit-hour certificate program in as little as two full-time semesters.

What People Are Saying

“With increased digitization of health care records, comes greater need for qualified database specialists.”

Karen Smith Instructor

FAQs & Additional Information

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What does this program cost?*

Tuition: 33 credits x $190 per credit = $6,270.

Remember, this is before S.C. Lottery Tuition Assistance and other financial aid, which could drop your costs by more than half. In fact, after financial aid, many TCL students attend for free.

*Based on Fall 2019 in-state, in-service-area tuition. Your actual cost may differ. Does not include fees, books and other costs. Qualifications vary.

Is this program for you?

The program is a great fit for those who:

• Have attention to detail.
• Have good word processing and typing skills.
• Are accurate and thorough.

Other Resources

Program Dean

Kelli Boniecki

Business Instructor/Business & Industrial Technologies


Karen Smith

Computer Technology Instructor/Business & Industrial Technologies

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