Medical Records Technician Certificate

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, IHE Certificate of Completion, Employment

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician. 510707


The Medical Records Technician certificate prepares students for employment in a physician's office, acute care setting and/or long-term care setting.

Credit Hours Required: 18

Program Requirements

    AHS 100 - Fundamentals of Health Care Credits: 3
    AHS 130 - Medical Terminology for Patient Care Staff Credits: 3
    AHS 173 - Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare Credits: 2
    BIO 160 - Intro to Human Anatomy and Physiology Credits: 4
    CSA 126 - Microsoft Office for Windows Credits: 3
    HIM 110 - Introduction to Health Information Management Credits: 3

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Medical Records Technician Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

Describe the Health Information Management (HIM) process including legal and ethical implications.
Define elements in the medical word building system.
Correctly spell and pronounce medical terms.
Apply basic computer skills.
Identify and describe the structure and function of major organs and body systems.
Describe the strategies involved in decision making during a job search.




Entrance Requirements



Yavapai College

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based


Training Location(s)

Prescott Valley, Verde Valley

Local WIB

12 - ARIZONA@WORK - Yavapai County

Type of Attainment:

Certification or License;

Name of Credential

Medical Records Technician

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

FAFSA, varies

Refund Policy

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - HLC - North Central Assoc

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)


In-State/District Tuition


Out-of-State/District Tuition


Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

29-2072.00Medical Records Specialists
$12.34 per hour

Provider Status



1100 E Sheldon, Prescott, Arizona 86301

Phone Number

(928) 717-7332

Last Updated

May 14, 2024


Mar 15, 2013


Jan 24, 2025

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