Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management Degree CompletionUniversity of Cincinnati

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Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management Degree Completion

The UC HIM program provides a unique path for RHITs to obtain their BS in HIM in as few as six terms. This program has been tailor-made for RHITs and is designed to be manageable within the lifestyle of busy working students. The accelerated curriculum helps to prepare students for the next level in health information management. All course content is delivered through a combination of lectures, readings, discussions, online assignments, and peer and professional support systems.

A 2010 AHIMA salary study shows that a certified RHIA will earn between $9,000 and $16,000 more annually thank an RHIT. This CAHIIM-accredited degree program is the next step for RHIT’s wishing to prepare for the RHIA certification.

The nationally recognized faculty is committed to preparing and educating future leaders in the Health Information Management field. Each member of our faculty has more than 15 years of professional experience and all are active members of the AHIMA community. Our goal is to provide the world with educated HIM professionals, and to see these graduates make an impact in their community.
 

AccreditationThe University of Cincinnati is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), a Commission of the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges (NCA).
RequirementsAssociate’s degree in HIM or HIT. Official school transcripts are required and must carry a minimum 2.6 GPA. Applicants must also hold certification in RHIT or be RHIT eligible and taking the registry exam within six months.
On Campus RequirementNone.
Education LevelBachelor
LanguageEnglish
Cost Per CreditVaries per degree. Please contact school for degree specifcs.
Credits Required60
Credits to Complete60
Number of starts Dates3
Course Length7