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Whether you're already in the medical field or you're transitioning from another career, becoming a Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) can open up new job opportunities for you. Learn the ins and outs of electronic health records (EHR) systems, along with the many benefits they offer medical practices and get hands-on practice using real EHR software as you prepare to take the National Healthcareer Association’s (NHA) CEHRS certification exam.

What is the job outlook?

Growth for Medical Records and Health Information Technicians is expected to grow 14.6 percent nationwide through 2027.

Source: Emsi 2018.4

What is the training?

Complete two noncredit online courses.  Learn to manage and organize health information databases and registries and prepare to take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Electronic Health Records Certification.

Total Hours:  134

What courses will I take?

OLT-361 Certified Electronic Healthcare Specialist Part 1

OLT-362 Certified Electronic Healthcare Specialist Part 2

How much will it cost?

$1,796 ($898 per course) for Anne Arundel County residents, including tuition and fees.

What credentials can I earn?

Students interested in taking the NHA Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) exam must have a high school diploma or GED. The cost of the exam is included in the course tuition. 

What are the requirements?

Students must be at least 16 years old to register and have knowledge of medical terminology.

Prerequisite course, if needed:

  • HIC-537 Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach.


Course Needs or Ideas?

We continuously develop new trainings and courses to meet the needs of our community. Call us at 410-777-2142 to inquire about new courses or to share your ideas.

Our online courses can be scheduled on-demand to serve students who are seeking training on less in-demand topics or who have schedules that demand alternatives to our face-to-face schedules.

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