Our online HIM program is designed to prepare students for RHIA® certification and leadership in the rapidly-growing healthcare industry. Program learning outcomes include:
Earn your Bachelor’s in HIM in just 2 years (part-time)!
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. Our program is 100% online – no campus visits are required and all of the coursework is delivered via the course website.
Earn your Master of Health Informatics degree in just 3 years (part-time)!
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.
Yes. Many of our students qualify for some type of financial aid.
Sources of aid:
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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