Health IT Program

In 2016, Suffolk County Community College’s Office for Continuing Education received funding from the U.S. Department of Labor to provide qualified candidates in the Health IT workforce. Please see General Admission Requirements to qualify for this online Health IT training program at a no-cost tuition to you.


Students will participate in online instruction to develop career skills for the Health IT workforce. This program includes:

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  •  Practice Management and Electronic Health Record Online Simulation
  •  Population Health
  •  Value Base Care /Patient Centered Care
  •  Care Coordination and Interoperable Health IT System
  •  Health Data Analytics/ Health Records and Administration Data
  •  Inputting Health Records, Past Medical, Surgical, Family and Social Histories
  •  Financial Management: Insurance Billing and Function
  •  Privacy, Security, Confidentiality and Legal Issues in the Practice
  •  Compliance Support Utilizing the EHR Database
  •  Resume Writing and Career Coaching

Graduates of this program will receive a certificate of completion in Health Information Technology from Suffolk County Community College Department for Continuing Education and are prepared and eligible to take the exam to be a Certified Associate in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CAHIMS).


E-mail your resume to Andrea Dunkirk at

Non-Discrimination Notice

Suffolk County Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, equal pay compensation-sex, national origin, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction or disability in its admissions, programs and activities, or employment. This applies to all employees, students, applicants or other members of the College community (including, but not limited to, vendors and visitors). Grievance procedures are available to interested persons by contacting either of the Civil Rights Compliance Officers/Coordinators listed below. Retaliation against a person who files a complaint, serves as a witness, or assists or participates in the investigation of a complaint in any manner is strictly prohibited. For more information, see

If you think that you have been subjected to discrimination under a WIOA Title I-financially assisted program or activity, you may file a complaint within 180 days from the date of the alleged violation with either:

Suffolk County Community College’s Civil Rights Compliance Officers listed above, or with:

The Director, Civil Rights Center (CRC), U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Room N-4123, Washington, DC 20210 or electronically as directed on the CRC website at

If you file your complaint with Suffolk County Community College, you must wait either until the college issues a written Notice of Final Action, or until 90 days have passed (whichever is sooner), before filing with the Civil Rights Center (see address above).

If the college does not give you a written Notice of Final Action within 90 days of the day on which you filed your complaint, you may file a complaint with CRC before receiving that Notice. However, you must file your CRC complaint within 30 days of the 90-day deadline (in other words, within 120 days after the day on which you filed your complaint with the college).

If the college does give you a written Notice of Final Action on your complaint, but you are dissatisfied with the decision or resolution, you may file a complaint with CRC. You must file your CRC complaint within 30 days of the date on which you received the Notice of Final Action.