Admission Requirements: Bachelor of Health Information Management

Admission Requirements: Bachelor of Health Information Management
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Learn more about the program from director Dr. Karen Lankisch, MHI, RHIA, CHDA, CEHRS, CPC, CPPM, and UC's dedicated online enrollment services team.


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stack of documents icon Admission Requirements

Our online Bachelor’s in Health Information Management (HIM) program is ideal for anyone with an associates who wants to further their education and advance their career without sacrificing existing responsibilities at work and at home.

Admissions Requirements
  • An Associate degree from any CAHIIM accredited program, or
  • Any regionally or nationally accredited Associate degree (prerequisites required)

If degree is from a non-CAHIIM accredited program, students must take the following (required) Body of Knowledge courses:

  • ALH1015C Human Disease
  • HCMT2000 Foundations of Pharmacology
  • BIOL1015 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
  • HCMT2015 Healthcare Applications
  • STAT1031 Introduction to Statistics
  • HCMT1001 Medical Terminology for the Health Professions


Now Accepting Nationally-Accredited College Credits

Starting Spring 2024, UC’s online Bachelor’s in Health Information Management (HIM) program will accept transfer credits from both regionally and nationally accredited institutions.



Applications are accepted continuously throughout the year.


To Submit Electronically:

To be considered “official,” transcripts must be sent to UC directly from any previously attended institutions. Most high schools and colleges use either Parchment or National Student Clearinghouse. Search for your previously attended institution(s) on these sites to see if you can order your transcripts electronically.

In Parchment, select “University of Cincinnati – Main Campus” as the transcript recipient. In National Student Clearinghouse, you can request the transcripts be sent directly to admissions ([email protected]). If you don’t see your school(s) listed on either of these sites, contact the school(s) directly.

To Submit by Mail:

Official (unopened and sealed) transcripts can be mailed to:

University of Cincinnati
Office of Admissions
PO Box 210091
Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0091

For questions regarding admissions, please email [email protected].