Admission Requirements: AAS Health Information Systems

April 24, 2023
June 20, 2023
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Our online Associates in Health Information Systems (HIS) is ideal for anyone looking to either start or advance their career in healthcare. Health information systems and health information management are two of the most in-demand, fastest growing healthcare professions.

The application process is simple and the program is flexible with six different start dates to choose from.

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Admissions Requirements

New Students:

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

Transfer Students:

  • A cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher from previously attended institutions.
  • A grade of “C” or better for any health care management core courses you’ve taken (including Medical Terminology). If you received below a “C” you’ll need to retake the course(s).
  • Transferability is based on school accreditation, course/content comparability (including evaluation of practical assignments), year taken and final grade.

For questions regarding admissions, please email [email protected]


Applications are accepted continuously throughout the year.


Submit official transcripts or GED scores to:

University of Cincinnati Office of Admissions

P.O. Box 210091

Cincinnati, OH 45221-0091

Electronic submissions can be sent to [email protected] 

Learn more about requesting your transcripts.

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 courses must have objectives comparable to UC’s HIS course(s) and a grade of “C-” or better.
  • General courses must have objectives comparable to UC Clermont’s course(s) and a grade of “C-” or better.
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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