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Health Information Management, BSHS

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) Online
The distance learning Health Information Management administration bachelor of science degree offered by the University of Cincinnati is designed for working professionals who want to advance their careers without sacrificing responsibilities at work and at home. 
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Overview

This registered Health Information Management progression program offered by the University of Cincinnati builds on the knowledge and skills acquired through prior education and work experience. Graduates of this program are equipped with the knowledge to take the registered health information administrator (RHIA) certification exam.

Career

An AHIMA-sponsored study indicates that a health information manager with an RHIA certification earns nearly $15,000 more annual median salary than one with the RHIT certification. According to a member study conducted by AHIMA, only 25 percent of health information management professionals with a RHIT certification earn more than $50,000 annually, while almost 60 percent with an RHIA make more than $50,000.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description
      Time To Finish: 2 years
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Issues in Legal Aspects and Healthcare Delivery
  • Human Resources in Healthcare
  • Health Information Systems
  • Health Information Technology Practicum
  • Financial Management in Healthcare

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    66

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • The Common Application (online)
  • Essay
  • Personal Statement
  • Transcripts 
  • Proof of Math Ability

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5230 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    10460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5230 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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