BS in Health Information Management

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August 26, 2019

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Our online Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management was established in 2005 and is recognized and accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). With its focus on the latest in health information systems and technology, this health information management degree is ideal for Registered Health Information Technician (RHITs) who are interested in professional advancement.

What is a BS in Health Management Information Management?

The most helpful definition of health information management comes from the experts at the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA): “Health information management (HIM) is the practice of acquiring, analyzing and protecting digital and traditional medical information vital to providing quality patient care. It is a combination of business, science and information technology.”

Here are a few highlights of our online bachelor of science in health information management degree program:

  • Complete the bachelor’s in HIM program in as few as two years (six semesters).
  • Accomplished, experienced and credentialed faculty with more than 70 years of combined experience.
  • Designed for working professionals with RHIT credentials (or eligible) who want to pass the Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) exam.
  • The RHIA examination pass rate in academic year 2016-2017 was 90%, as compared to the national pass rate of 71%.
  • 97% of graduates from academic year 2017-2018 reported that the program helped them acquire important skills and knowledge to excel in their jobs, enabled them to think critically, creatively solve problems and develop appropriate action steps.
  • Students report that UC’s online health information technology master’s degree program prepared them to communicate and function effectively in their work setting and conduct themselves in an ethical and professional manner.
  • 100% of employer respondents in academic year 2017-2018 agreed that graduates demonstrate each of the criteria listed above.
  • Option to take graduate courses in last semester and continue to Master of Health Informatics Online.

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CAHIIM Accredited – less than 50 fully online programs are accredited by CAHIIM.

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