Our online HIM program is designed to prepare students for RHIA® certification and high-level leadership in the healthcare industry. Program learning outcomes include:
Earn your Bachelor’s 100% online in less than two years!
Our HIM courses are scheduled in two, seven-week sessions per semester. This allows students to focus on one class at a time, while also managing existing responsibilities at work and home.
HIM faculty and staff are dedicated to providing students with a valuable learning experience. Our HIM faculty are available (and happy) to provide meaningful feedback and guidance to our students throughout their educational journey and beyond. At UC Online, you will experience the highest levels of faculty-to-student interaction.
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Here is a message from UC’s HIM Program Director and Associate Professor, Dr. Pamela S. Greenstone, EdD, RHIA:
UC offers an accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s degree program allowing qualified students to earn graduate level credits at undergraduate tuition rates! Qualified HIM students can enter the Master of Health Informatics program (and qualify to sit for the RHIA® exam) after just 5 semester in the HIM program!
Accelerated degree programs give students the opportunity to advance their education (and career) at a faster pace and reduced cost! UC’s accelerated HIM + MHI program offers numerous benefits including flexibility, affordability, and convenience.
This course focuses on analysis of various health care reimbursement methods and the role of health information management in the revenue cycle.
In this course, students will study the framework and architecture that defines the electronic health record and the key role it plays in the quality of health care delivery. Students will compare and contrast the methods of communication, technology and data security measures in health care organizations.
This course is designed to provide an introduction to research methods as well as analysis and presentation of data.
This course provides advanced study of the application of quality improvement tools, evaluation of documentation standards, quality improvement, credentialing, and utilization and risk management. Students analyze data and create reports to support facility-wide quality initiatives.
This course will focus on developing strategic and operational plans in health care. Students apply principles for the project management of health information services. This course provides a study of change, team building and leadership development related to the practice of health care. Students explore strategies for problem-solving and decision-making.
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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.
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