Health Unit Coordinator

This program offers a sequence of courses which prepare students for education and careers in the Health Science career field; The program is designed to prepare students for employment as a health unit coordinator. Student learning includes management, planning, finance, technical and production skills, underlying principles of technology, community issues and health, safety, and environmental issues. There are simulated practice labs with standard equipment and supplies used in a health care facility by the health unit coordinator. Students will also complete clinical learning experiences as part of this program.

Program Offered At
Potential Industry Certifications / Credentials

  • Certified Health Unit Coordinator
  • Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS)

Areas of Study

  • Designed to prepare students for employment as health unit coordinators or clerks.
  • Transcription of physicians' orders.
  • Planning, management, finance, technical, and production skills.
Students gain real world experience through contact hours in clinical settings at local health science facilities. These facilities include:
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Tiffany Hall Nursing Home

This program supports students' college and career readiness. Students are college and career ready when they have the knowledge, skills, and academic preparation needed to enroll and succeed in college credit-bearing courses within an associate or bachelor degree program without the need for remediation. Students need these same attributes and levels of achievement to enter and succeed in post-secondary workforce education or to enter a career path offering a living wage and future advancement.