Center for Continuing Studies - Innovative Leadership for Lifelong Learning

Center for Continuing Studies - Innovative Leadership for Lifelong Learning - St. Cloud State University

electronic health record specialist

As an Electronic Health Records (EHR) System Technologist you will assist healthcare providers to choose, implement, train and maintain an electronic health records system. You will learn the essential components of the electronic health record and health information exchange essentials; system selection and implementation; project management and fundamentals od charge and human factors. This program is 216 hours in length offered online with live, weekly teleconferences.

Program Fee:

$1695 includes books, online access to program, and course completion certificate.

Financing: Financial Assistance is offered to many people that apply. Our partner, Boston Reed/Achieve Healthcare, may have options including:

  • Scholarship Opportunities
  • Sallie Mae Loans
  • 5 to 12 month Payment Plans
  • Debit/Credit Card Enrollment

Community Job Survey:

Starting pay $20-$50 per hour. Employment of professional in the electronic health records field is expected to grow 20 percent by 2018, much faster than the average for all occupations. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, commonly known as the stimulus law, contains several deadlines to help fulfill the goal that electronic health records be available to most Americans by 2014. Billions of dollars in grants have been made available to physicians to accelerate adoption. Once this transition has been made there will be a continued need for professionals to maintain these systems.


Upon successful completion graduates will receive a certificate of completion.


Program content is online with live, weekly teleconferences to provide you with a complete learning experience.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor the need for Electronic Health Records Professionals is expected to grow 20% by 2018.


Date:            New Classes begin monthly - check schedule

Location:   This is an online class.   Internet service is required.


Program Flyer (pdf


Registration is processed by our academic partner, Boston Reed/Achieve Healthcare.  

Call 800-201-1141 to talk to a Boston Reed/Achieve Healthcare Admissions Counselor to get more information about payment plans.

Please contact Tammy at 320.308.4252 or if you have any questions.