Electronic Health Record Specialist Frequently Asked Questions

What are the prerequisites for this program?

  • A high school diploma or GED*
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Foundations of Healthcare
  • HIPAA Compliance (HIPA)**
  • Healthcare Professionalism
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology (HAP)**
  • Introduction to Business Computing
  • Medical Terminology (MTER)**
  • Law & Medical Ethics
  • Applied Electronic Health Records

*If you do not have a GED or high school diploma, please contact Adult Literacy at 443-412-2152.

**If you are comfortable with testing out of courses indicated with double asterisks above, contact the Test Center at 443-412-2352.

The courses for certification below cannot be tested out of and must be taken in order:

  • Medical Insurance Billing
  • CPT & ICD-9 Coding I
  • Applied Electronic Health Records

What textbooks are needed for the program?

All textbooks for Continuing Education & Training classes are in the College Store located in the Student Center.