Lake Superior College

Health Unit Coordinator (HUC)

Looking to start your medical career in a hospital, clinic or extended care facility? Health Unit Coordinators (HUC) work at the nursing station in health care facilities and are at the center of communications on the nursing unit. You'll be introduced to all aspects of medical orders and computer transcription and provided with instruction that enables you to perform as an entry level HUC.

Required textbook is included and provided on first day of class. The text book will be mailed to you; please include a mailing address for the text book and course supplies upon registration.

Course schedule:
This course is a combination of live online instruction and learn on your own. There will be homework and exams with specific due dates that will be the responsibility of the student to complete on their own. The course will be facilitated through a combination of these programs: Zoom, D2L and Vidgrid.

Anticipated schedule:
Mondays and Thursdays 5:00pm – 9:00pm live online classroom instruction
Onsite Clinicals TBD

Course calendar will be emailed prior to course start date.

Participant Requirements:

  • Current Physical Exam signed by a physician
  • Current and complete immunization records signed by provider (including Mantoux)
  • Proficient computer and keyboarding skills
  • 10th grade reading and writing skills
  • Apply for and be approved by the State of Minnesota Background Study
  • Apply for and be approved by the National Background Study

Class cost: $1200.00 - Includes Tuition and Books

*PLEASE NOTE: You must pay for this class upon registration.

HUC Grants may be available through the Ordean Foundation. Please click this link for additional information: Ordean Grant Information

Registration Forms:
HUC Registration Form
Additional HUC Health Documents

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Registration Confirmation:
Once registered, you should receive an immediate email confirmation (please check your spam folder). If you do not receive an email confirmation or need additional assistance, please contact Shannon Wark at or call 218-733-7680.

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Cancellations: The college reserves the right to cancel classes with insufficient enrollment; payment is then automatically refunded. If we have to cancel your class, you can request a full refund of your tuition or transfer to another course of your choice, space permitting.
To Register: Click on a program category above and select your class, or use the "search" feature at top of page.
Refund Policy: (Also applies to purchase orders) Full refunds will be given to any student/company canceling within the required timeframe set for each class. Typically the timeframe is 3, 7, or 14 business days. For specific timeframe please check the class description. Student and/or companies will incur all charges with no refund if student does not drop the course within the required timeframe.