CISS - Healthcare Information Networking Short Term Certificate

Computer Information Systems - Healthcare Information Networking

Short-Term Technical Certificate - Curriculum Code 6625

The Short Term Technical Certificate in Healthcare Information Networking provides the certificate holder a foundation in networking concepts, hands on skills in design, configuration and troubleshooting. The organizational structure of Healthcare together with the legal and security requirements are the focus for students who complete this certificate. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.

For more information about this certificate, please contact Doug Huber at 440-366-4785 or

Career information for this program


Required Courses:
CISS 121 Microcomputer Applications I 3
CISS 125 Operating System Interfaces > 3
CISS 161 CISCO CCNA Introduction to Networks> 3
CISS 162 CISCO CCNA Routing & Switching Essentials> 3
CISS 163 CISCO CCNA Scaling Networks> 3
CISS 248 Introduction to Health Information Networking > 3
SDEV 101 College 101 ^ 1
Total Credit Hours: 19

1. > Indicates this Course has a prerequisite.
2.    While completion of this certifcate may aid in obtaining employment, employers recommend the minimum completion of a degree program to gain employment in a business related field.
3. ^ A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

Established   January 2012
Revised         January 2015
Effective        May 2015


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