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Online Electronic Medical Records Certificate

Electronic Medical Records School
Electronic Medical Records School

The USCI online Electronic Medical Records School offers 100% online classes that allow you to study any time, any place, on your phone.

A career as an Electronic Medical Records Specialist can represent a path to success in the fast-growing healthcare industry! Our aging population means more medical services will be required and more Electronic Medical Records Specialists will be needed to create, schedule, organize, process, and manage the health information data that is associated with each and every patient. As an EMR Specialist, you can be confident in your data management skills, combined with your knowledge of the documentation required by accrediting and government organizations. Join the many men and women working in the healthcare industry to keep their families, friends, and neighbors healthy and happy.

  • Our EMR program is designed to prepare you for the Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS) exam, administered by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).
  • Your CEHRS exam fee is included in your tuition- up to a $200 value†.
  • Certified EMR Specialist jobs are projected to increase 2% by 2032* according to the U.S. Department of Labor.
  • Certified EMR Specialist professional salary – up to $47,900 per year!*
  • U.S. Career Institute is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). DEAC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency.
  • U.S. Career Institute is proud to provide our Career Coach Program which gives you one-on-one access to a Career Advisor.

U.S. Career Institute School Benefits

Affordable monthly paymentAffordable

$79 monthly payments, 5 day risk-free preview and 100% money back commitment.

USCI On-Demand Learning On-demand Learning

100% online and self-paced. No set class schedules so you set the pace and study when you can 24/7.

Mobile Friendly Learning Materials Mobile-Friendly

Custom-designed, mobile-friendly student portal.

USCI has custom learning materials Real-world Skills

Focus on real-world skills that will help you gain the knowledge and skills you need for employment and to prepare for industry certifications.

USCI all-inclusive program All-inclusive Program

Your tuition includes access to instructors, learning materials and career support.

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What you will lear during your Electronic Medical Records classes

What You'll Learn During Your Online Electronic Medical Records Specialist Course

Our online EMR Specialist program trains students in the theoretical instruction and practical skills that prepare them to gain entry-level EMR specialist positions in a variety of medical settings, such as physicians’ offices, ambulatory care centers and billing services. Graduates will be prepared to sit for the Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS) exam.

The EMR Specialist program course covers topics including:

  • The roles and desirable traits of various healthcare professionals
  • How to speak the language – a solid understanding of medical terminology
  • Different types of healthcare insurance
  • Diagnostic and procedural coding manuals and how they apply to insurance
  • The process of documentation as required by accrediting organizations and government standards
  • The importance of being compliant with healthcare law
  • Creating records and scheduling appointments using practice management software
  • Statistics and calculations necessary for reporting purposes

For the full Electronic Medical Records course outline, goals, and outcomes, please visit our Course Outline page. EKG Tech. Outline

Cynthia Bracy Instructor

Electronic Medical Records Program Instructor/Course Expert

Cynthia Bracy, MPH, RHIA

At U.S. Career Institute, our dedicated team of course experts, instructors and instructor assistants are committed to developing and delivering high-quality curriculum. Our qualified Electronic Medical Records instructor Cindy Bracy earned her Master of Public Health Informatics (MPH) degree from the University of Chicago. Cindy holds a certification as a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA). She has over 15 years of experience as a medical coder and has worked as a practice management specialist before becoming an instructor for health information management. Cindy is in the process of obtaining her Master of Health Analytics from Northwestern University.

Electronic Medical Records Career Outlook and Online School That Fits Your Life



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Job Growth by 2032


U.S. Career Institute’s Electronic Medical Records program will teach you everything you need to know to start working as an EMR Specialist, no previous experience needed. And our self-paced online electronic medical records school training means you can study anytime, anywhere. With this online EMR Specialist school, there are no in-person medical records classes to attend and no schedules to keep.

For full career outlook please visit our career and certification page.

Electronic Medical Records Course That Fits Your Life

USCI Student Testimonial Quote

“I love I can do everything at my own pace - I work full time and I want to have a life too. It’s a great way to continue my education. I’m a very visual person, so I thought that a college campus would be the best opportunity for me, but I was mistaken. My friend told me about US Career Institute and I decided to try it out, with great payment plans, and I don’t regret it.”

Breann G.

Online Electronic Medical Records Tuition and Financing

Electronic Medical Records Program Tuition and Financing

We strive to ensure our online Electronic Medical Records program is both flexible and affordable. This is why we offer low, monthly payment options for every student. We are committed to providing you with a high-quality education at an affordable price. Make an investment in yourself today!

For more information, please visit our Tuition and Financing page.

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Electronic Medical Records Specialist FAQ's

Q. How can I become an Electronic Medical Records Specialist?
A. Becoming an Electronic Medical Records Specialist typically requires a HS diploma or equivalent and formal training through an accredited institution can also be helpful. After completing a recognized program, the next step is to sit for and pass an industry certification exam. USCI’s EMR Certificate Program prepares you for the Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) certification exam through the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).
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Q. What does an Electronic Medical Records Specialist do?
A. Electronic Medical Records Specialists review and organize patient health data in both digital and hard-copy formats. They ensure the quality, accuracy, and security of critical documentation. Some of the managed data includes patient medical histories, physician exams, test results as well as demographic and insurance information.
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Q. Do I need to get Certified?
A. While certification isn’t required, certified Electronic Medical Records Specialists may have a better chance at getting a job. Upon graduation from our program, you will receive your U.S. Career Institute Certificate of Completion attesting to your accomplishment. Also, U.S. Career Institute’s Electronic Medical Records Specialist program prepares you to sit for the CEHRS certification exam through the NHA. USCI will reimburse graduates for their study materials and exam fee (paid in full status required). $200 value.
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Q. What is the growth potential of an Electronic Medical Records Specialist?
A. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Electronic Medical Records Specialists jobs are expected to increase 2% 2022 to 2032.*
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Q. What is the salary of an Electronic Medical Records Specialist?
A. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Electronic Medical Records Specialists earn up to $47,900 a year.*
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Q. How much does an Electronic Medical Records Specialist Course cost?
A. Tuition for this program is $979 total when you pay in full. Payment plans are also available.
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Q. Is this Electronic Medical Records Specialist Program accredited?
A. U.S. Career Institute is Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency.
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Q. Where Can I Work as an Electronic Medical Records Specialist?
A. Medical records and health information technicians typically work in offices and may spend many hours in front of computer monitors. Some technicians may work from home.
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Q. What skills will I learn in this Electronic Medical Records Specialist program?
A. Skills covered in the Electronic Medical Records Specialist Program include Roles of Healthcare Professionals, Medical Terminology, Types of Healthcare Insurance, Diagnostic and Procedural Coding Manuals, Documentation Process, Healthcare Law Compliance, Creating Records and Scheduling Appointments, Practice Management Software, Reporting Statistics and Calculations, And Much More!
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People Also Ask

How much does online Electronic Medical Records school cost?
While our online Electronic Medical Records school is not free, we strive to offer low-cost tuition and offer monthly payment plans. In fact, our tuition and monthly payment plans are so low that we do not offer federal financial aid or loans.

How long does online Electronic Medical Records school take?
When you enroll in our self-paced Electronic Medical Records program, you choose how much you study each week. If you want to learn how to become an Electronic Medical Records Specialist, you can do it in as little as 4 months. On average, our online Electronic Medical Records school program is completed in 6 months.

Is this the best online Electronic Medical Records school?
We firmly believe that USCI is the top online Electronic Medical Records school in the nation. Our curriculum is laid out in easy to learn step-by-step lessons.

Is there a U.S. Career Institute Electronic Medical Records school near me?
Our online Electronic Medical Records school delivers its curriculum on the internet. Where could be closer than your own home? The convenience of online classes makes it easier for our students to fit their studies into their busy lives.

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*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor on the internet at Financial Clerks and Medical Records Specialists (visited April 25, 2024). Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.
†Provided in form of reimbursement when the following terms are met: Student submits receipt issued by NHA, has successfully completed the course and has paid tuition in full. Reimbursement is for $200 towards the cost of CEHRS Certification Exam, practice test and study materials.