CompTIA IT Healthcare Technician Certification

William Merritt, a student in the CIT program recently certified as a CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician. The CIT program is introducing CompTIA’s Healthcare IT Technician and is merging the certification into the existing curriculum. The certification will be the eleventh national certification introduced into the Computer Information Technology program. (more information from CompTIA)

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The CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician certification covers the knowledge and skills required to implement, deploy, and support healthcare IT systems in U.S. clinical settings.


The CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician certification exam covers:

U.S. regulatory requirements

Organizational behavior

IT operations

Medical business operations


The exam is intended for IT professionals who are CompTIA A+ certified or have 500 hours of hands-on IT technical experience in the lab or field, plus the knowledge/skills necessary to deploy and support healthcare IT systems in clinical settings.

What makes TCAT Shelbyville’s CIT program different? 

Exams include Windows 7/8 (70-680/70-687), Windows Server 2012 (70-411/70-640). The MTA (Microsoft Technical Associate is associated with other certifications in the same curriculum.

The Information Technology program at TCAT Shelbyville offers one of the best programs in the nation for IT professionals. The amount of resources and curriculum that cover all major operating systems (Linux, Apple and Windows) is delivered by certified and industry leading experts. With this curriculum, and the round robin method of teaching, junior students work with senior students and instructors. A major advantage students have are resources that are available 24/7/365.

Students spend 30 hours each week in lecture, labs and real world hands on for approximately 15 months. Winning national awards and recognition, the program offers one of the best learning environments in the industry and continues with an excellent placement rate and a retention rate of 96%.

About TCAT Shelbyville IT Department

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology - is one of 46 institutions in the Tennessee Board of Regents System, the seventh largest system of higher education in the nation. This system comprises six universities, fourteen community colleges, and twenty-six Applied Technology Colleges.
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