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Health Information Technology Program

Applications are no longer being accepted for the Practice Workflow and Information Management Redesign Specialist and the Implementation Support Specialist roles!

If you are interested in the program please fill out the interest form (click here)

Objective of Training Program:
To create a workforce that can facilitate the implementation and support of an electronic health care system. Those who take advantage of this professional training in health IT will find opportunities for interesting, challenging, and significant work. Not only do these opportunities represent new jobs, they represent promising careers in a growing sector of the nation’s economy. 

How long is the training? Each Role is a maximum of six months. You will earn a certificate upon completion.

Method of Delivery: Online via Blackboard

How many will be trained? 40 Students will be accepted into each cohort

Prerequisites for Training:

  • Must be committed to approximately 30 hours per week of online material, discussions boards, homework and quizzes/tests
  • A background in IT or health care which may include education, work experience or both is extremely helpful
  • Complete and submit Health IT Workforce Roles Training Program Application packet

How much does it cost? Training is currently FREE.  Registration fees are subsidized for Cohorts beginning in 2012.

The Health IT program is funded through U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. ARRA 2009: Information Technology Professionals in Health Care: Community College Consortia to Educate Information Technology Professionals in Health Care. HITECH: Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health

Application materials

At this time applications are not being accepted

Selection Criteria

Health IT Student Selection Process

Health IT Course Descriptions

Practice Workflow & Information Management Redesign Components

Practice Workflow & Information Management Redesign Specialist Information Sheet (REVISED)

Implementation Support Specialist Information Sheet

Components for Implementation Support Specialist

Workforce Roles and Salaries

Health IT Workforce Roles Descriptions

Health IT Workforce Roles Salary Ranges

Health IT Information, ONC

Health IT Workforce Roles by College Aug 30, 2010

ARRA Health IT Funding Information


For more details:

Fresno City College Workforce Development
1101 E. University Ave. Fresno, CA 93741
Phone:(559) 442-8233
Fax: (559) 442-8202


Last updated: 7/7/2012 8:13:03 AM