Career Step

Online Healthcare and Computer Training Programs

in Partnership with Career Step

College of DuPage Continuing Education, in partnership with Career Step, brings you online healthcare and computer training programs to  enhance your skills and employment opportunities in growing industries. Career Step is a leading online education company with more than 20 years of experience in providing training specifically designed to help students gain knowledge and skills needed to quickly transition to a career in the healthcare field. Programs are 100 percent online, allowing you to work on them as your schedule allows. You'll have one-on-one support from experienced instructors every step of the way. Course registration for all programs is ongoing. Begin and end the class on your schedule.

Online Healthcare Training Programs

Health Information Technology 

Prepare for the CompTIA A+, Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) and Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) certifications. Topics include computer hardware/software, troubleshooting, healthcare documentation and electronic health records. Enrollment includes e-books, study guides, a repair toolkit, power supply tester and four certificate exam vouchers. This program is 584 hours in length. 

Ongoing registration
HLTHS-0030-011, $3,795

Executive Assistant
Designed to help students gain the software and business skills needed to succeed in the modern office, the Executive Assistant program focuses on the Microsoft Office 2010 application suite and office management skills. Students learn to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, while strengthening their typing skills and studying office procedures and communication. Upon graduation, students are prepared to earn the Microsoft Office Specialist Master certification, strengthening their resumes and proving their software skills to employers. In addition to one-on-one instructor support and personalized graduate support, students receive 11 textbooks. The program is 160 hours in length.

Ongoing registration
HLTHS-0030-001, $1,995

Medical Transcription Editor
Approved by the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI), the Medical Transcription Editor program focuses on teaching the skills needed to work as a medical transcription editor. Students study medical terminology, anatomy, healthcare documentation, and editing theory and technique. In addition, students develop and practice their typing and listening skills on hundreds of authentic, employer-provided dictations from a variety of specialties. Medical transcription is primarily a work from home occupation, giving you the opportunity to have a professional career from your home in an online, virtual work environment. In addition to one-on-one instructor support and personalized graduate support, enrollment includes 10 textbooks, a transcription foot pedal, an AHDI membership and a subscription to an online reference library. The program is 640 hours in length.

Ongoing registration
HLTHS-0030-005, $2,995


Register now!
To register for any of these programs, contact the Continuing Education office at (630) 942-2208, or register online. For more information, visit



Contact Information

Continuing Education
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1110, (630) 942-2208
Fax: (630) 942-3785

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