HITECH: Health Information Systems

HITECH Program
Elizabeth Said: Nursing along a HITECH career

HITECH Program

Increase your marketability in a growing high-demand field. Information systems implementation, management, training and support in the healthcare industry are improving the quality of patient care.

Associate of Science Degree

We have an associate of science degree for new or emerging professionals who are interested in a career pathway in Health Information Systems.

To be eligible for our degree program, you must complete an online application and meet JCCC's admissions requirements.


We offer two certificate programs for experienced professionals with a background in healthcare or IT. To be eligible for our certificate programs, you must have healthcare or IT work experience and/or a healthcare or IT degree; OR you can be a current JCCC student who has declared healthcare or IT as your major. 

You must also complete an online application and meet JCCC's admissions requirements.

Planning for Classes

Contact Us

Administrative Assistant: Nellie Schuckman
Phone: 913-469-8500, ext. 4928
Location: RC 359

Chair: Dave Lingerfelt
Phone: 913-469-8500, ext. 3623
Location: RC 348H

Faculty Profiles

HITECH Advisory Board

Follow Us on Twitter


Learn how to take advantage of the growing demand in the Health IT field from JCCC's HITECH blog.

Student Stories

Tech with Purpose

Tech with Purpose: HITECH grad now works for Cerner

Tina Hardin was looking for a challenge. [more]

Jeff Draper

Making the most of medical records

It isn't often that the president of the United States asks for your help to further your profession. But that’s exactly what happened to Thomas Vincent. [more]

Jeff Draper

HITECH - Helping doctors, nurses serve patients better

Jeff Draper completed the certificate program for Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH). [more]