Networking for Electronic Health Records: Certificate | Technical College of the LowCountry

Networking for Electronic Health Records: Certificate


Network your way to healthy career.

Join skills in healthcare administration and computer networking for a great career.

Program Description


As the healthcare industry grows, so does the need for computer networking specialists who can manage the digitization, storage and security of electronic health records. Technical College of the Lowcountry will give you the specialized skills you need to secure a bright future in this growing field.

This 33-credit-hour certificate program can be completed in as little as two full-time semesters. Courses include medical terminology, health information and ethics, networking, computer security and more.

The S.C. annual mean wage is $55,520 for computer network support specialists and $72,140 for administrators, according to 2015 reports from U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics. Pay can increase substantially with time and experience.

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 networking specialist.
Quick Fact 2
Great for those with a medical background who want to add computer technology skills.

What People Are Saying


“Locally, there is a great need for qualified workers in this field.”

Karen Smith Instructor

FAQs & Additional Information

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What does this program cost?*

Tuition: 33 credits x $170 per credit = $5,610.

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 2016 in-state, in-service-area tuition. Your actual cost may differ. Qualifications vary.

Is this program for you?

The program is a great fit for those who:

• Have attention to detail.

Other Resources

Gainful Employment: Learn more about Networking for Electronic Health Records.

Program Dean


Kenneth Flick

Division Dean/Business & Industrial Technologies

kflick@tcl.edu

Instructors


Karen Smith

Computer Technology Instructor/Business Technologies

ksmith@tcl.edu

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