Admissions Requirements: AAS Health Information Systems

March 15, 2020
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Our online AAS in Health Information Systems (HIS) is ideal for anyone looking to advance their career in this vitally important discipline. Our program accepts students 3 times a year: Spring, Summer and Fall.



You are currently a high school senior or have a high school diploma, GED or home-school equivalent.


  • If you have previously attended college, you must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  • If you have taken any health care management core courses (including Medical Terminology), you must have received a grade of “C” or better or you will need to retake the course.
  • Transferability is based on school accreditation, course/content comparability (including evaluation of practical assignments), year taken, and final grade.
Complete Online Application
Application Deadline: November 15, 2019


Complete the online application and submit a $50 application fee.

Applications are accepted continuously throughout the year. Our staff will review your application based on the following:


Submit official transcripts for all schools attended or GED scores to:

University of Cincinnati Office of Admissions

P.O. Box 210091

Cincinnati, OH 45221-0091

Transfer Course Credit
  • Transferring HIS courses must be from a program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIIM).
  • Transferring HIS courses must have course objectives comparable to UC HIS courses and a minimum grade of “C-“.
  • General courses must have course objectives comparable to UC Clermont courses and a minimum grade of “C-“.
Course Credit for Credential Holders

Students who possess active credential(s) through AHIMA or AAPC may be eligible for course credit. Please discuss with your Enrollment Advisor.

  • Certified Coding Associate (CCA)
  • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)
  • Certified Coding Specialist – Physician Based (CCS-P)
  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC)

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