Does the Office of the National Coordinator for health information technology offer any health IT training?

Health IT Workforce Development Program

To address the growing demand for health IT training, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) funds the Health IT Workforce Development Program. The ONC Health IT Workforce Development Program includes community college and post-graduate training for health workers with broad opportunities for distance learning.

  • Community College Consortia to Educate Health Information Technology Professionals: Five regional groups of more than 70 community colleges in all 50 states have $68 million in grants to develop or improve non-degree health IT training programs that can be completed in six months or less.
  • Program of Assistance for University-Based Training: Nine grants totaling $32 million have been awarded to colleges and universities to quickly establish or expand health IT training programs for health IT professional roles requiring training at the university level.

Contact a Participating Community College, College, or University

You can contact a participating community college or a participating college or university for more information about training opportunities, courses, enrollment, distance learning, and financial aid.

For access to free Health IT teaching materials produced in the ONC Health IT Workforce Development Program, you can set up a profile on the Health IT Workforce Curriculum Components website.

For More Information

For more information on additional training opportunities and EHR implementation training, see the following resources.

Content last reviewed on June 12, 2019
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