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Healthcare Systems Technology

This unique program is a mix of computer technology, health information technology and healthcare.  By the end of it, you’ll have earned an associate degree in Healthcare Systems Technology.

You’ll learn software database design, data management, data privacy laws and regulations, workflow analysis and design and healthcare and computer terminology.   

The Healthcare Technology Systems curriculum bridges the gap between technology and healthcare and fulfills a vital need in a growing and rewarding field.  

Where Will Healthcare Technology Systems Take You?

With a Healthcare IT degree, you’ll acquire all the skills and knowledge needed to provide a smooth transition into healthcare IT. Here are a few of the job titles commonly used in the industry: 

  • Applications Software Developer  
  • Computer and Information Scientist  
  • Information Technologist  
  • Informatics Specialist  
  • Health Data Specialist  
  • Systems Analyst  
  • Privacy and Security Information Technology Specialist  
  • Technology Support Specialist  

Good news! It’s a perfect time to earn a Healthcare Technology Degree. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in healthcare technology systems is projected to grow nine percent through 2030. 

What Makes Our Healthcare IT Degree Program Unique?

Normandale is one of a select number of community colleges that have developed a program to help educate students on IT, health care data and processes across many systems.   

Recent changes to healthcare legislation, such as the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act), as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) - initiated the development of this important program.  

The widespread use of electronic health records and personal health records has created opportunities for students in the growing field of healthcare technology systems.

Healthcare Technology Degree Program Basics

Healthcare Systems Technology Faculty

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