Admissions Requirements: Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management

June 30, 2020
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Our online Bachelor’s in Health Information Management is ideal for working professionals and RHITs® who want to take the next step in their career and earn AHIMA’s RHIA® credential.

AHIMA® is highly respected in the healthcare industry and known for its rigorous training and certification programs.  AHIMA credential holders are viewed as leading experts in the field of health information. RHIT and RHIA certified individuals are highly sought after in today’s job market. Earning your Bachelor’s in HIM and the RHIA credential will vastly improve your earning potential, employment opportunities and job mobility.

Admissions Requirements

  • CAHIIM-Accredited HIS/HIT Associate Degree (or working to complete)
  • Minimum GPA of 2.6 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • RHIT® credential (or conditional acceptance)*
  • HIM students are required to maintain an active AHIMA® membership. Students without a membership or whose membership has expired must apply/re-apply. UC will reimburse eligible HIM students for membership dues/fees (up to $185/year).

* if Associates was earned over 2 years ago, student must attain the RHIT® credential before acceptance; if Associates was earned within the last 2 years, student may be accepted on conditional basis; contact an enrollment services advisor for more information

Application

$50 application fee. Applications are accepted continuously throughout the year.

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Submit official transcripts to:

University of Cincinnati, Office of Admissions, P.O. Box 210091,Cincinnati, OH 45221-0091

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