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Bachelor of Science - Computer & Information Science - Healthcare Information Technology

ECPI University



Do you like technology and do you enjoy helping others? Are you interested in being part of the growing healthcare industry? A career in Healthcare IT may be for you. In 2.5 years, you can earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer and Information Science with a concentration in Healthcare Information Technology.

Building upon ECPI's tradition of providing an interactive and hands-on education in technology, you can learn:

  • Healthcare technologies, hardware and software
  • Computer networking
  • Installation and management of security software
  • Database design
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Monitoring of network and security breaches
  • Risk management and disaster recovery
  • Installation and configuration of client and server operating systems, network services and security tools
  • Health informatics and HIPAA compliance
  • Electronic Medical Records (EMR)/Electronic Health Records (HER)
  • HW, SW, and network requirements-design, interpretation, and evaluation

Graduates of this degree will be prepared to create and build networks in the Windows and CISCO environments; design and implement security plans to keep patient health information safe and secure from prying eyes; and provide IT support to doctors and nurses.

ECPI's Healthcare IT program area prepares graduates for various career fields including:

  • Health Information Systems
  • Server Management & Switching
  • Healthcare Applications Support
  • Technical Support and Help Desk
  • Network Infrastructure Support Areas
  • Network Security Technician
  • Healthcare Information Technology Solutions Provider

Our Healthcare IT program field prepares graduates to sit for IT certification exams related to CompTIA, Cisco Systems, Microsoft, and HIPAA Compliance.

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Accreditation Information

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

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