Employers require Cancer Registrars to be certified. Prerequisites to sit for the Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) exam have become more rigorous and students who achieve this certificate will be prepared to sit for the exam.
Employment of Cancer Registry Managers is projected to grow 22% by 2022 (much faster than the average for all occupations). Demand for technical healthcare services will continue to grow as the population ages, requiring more tests, procedures and treatments.
Cancer registrars work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, central or state cancer registries, accrediting organizations, government agencies, software vendors, pharmaceutical companies, insurance agencies and staffing firms. Many are self-employed and/or work from home.
Many of our AAS Health Information Systems graduates continue their education and pursue a Bachelor’s in Health Information Management Online. Nearly all of our students complete our program(s) while working full-time. With a Bachelor’s, you can sit for the Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) exam, further increasing your earning potential!
Those with a Bachelor’s can consider our Master of Health Informatics Program, which is in high demand!
Yes. Many of our students qualify for some type of financial aid.
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Classes are asynchronous, some classes are in a 7-week format some are in a 14-week format. You can log on anytime 24/7 to complete your coursework. Some, but not all tests are proctored using exam proctoring software.
No. your degree will be conferred by the University of Cincinnati, which will also be reflected on your transcripts and degree.
The University of Cincinnati is one of the first institutions to offer online courses. Innovation in education is at the forefront of what we do. We have expanded the convenience and quality of our online learning to online degree programs. Today, we offer nearly 100 degrees from undergraduate to doctoral programs.
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