Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management (BSHIM)

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UIC’s online Bachelor HIM program was designed to prepare graduates to take the prestigious Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) exam. This dynamic degree program provides skilled instruction in the management and use of information and information systems for healthcare planning and provision, resource allocation, and executive decision making. As you work your way through the curriculum presented 100% online, you will also explore essential topics, such as coding, systems analysis, data quality management and health information research.

UIC’s BSHIM program helped my career by preparing me for all the new and upcoming changes in the healthcare industry.

Amber Qureshi, BSHIM Graduate

Tuition

  • $500 per Credit Hour

    Fixed Tuition Costs with Pay-As-You-Go plans.

  • Only 63 Credit Hours

    To Earn Your Degree

  • $31,500*

    Total Cost

*Library and Technology Fees are an additional $18 per credit hour. Note: The Online BSHIM is a Full Cost Recovery Program and is not eligible for tuition waivers by University of Illinois employees.

Calendar

Academic TermApplication DeadlineClasses Begin
Fall 20227/1/228/22/22
Spring 202311/1/221/11/23

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Admission Requirements

  • Undergraduate Education

    Successful completion of the 60 semester or 90 quarter total transferable undergraduate credit hours. For complete list of course work prerequisites, expand “View All BSHIM Admission Requirements” below.

  • Official Transcripts

    Official transcripts from each post-secondary institution attended.

    International students refer to: International Requirements.

  • 2.5 GPA

    Grade Point Average (GPA) minimum 2.5/4.0 cumulative from previous undergraduate credit hours.

Prerequisite Courses Needed Prior to Applying for BSHIM Degree

One of the following two paths of specific coursework will need to be completed prior to entering the Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management, as well as the Illinois Articulation Initiative General Education Core Curriculum (60 total hours of general education credits).

Required Coursework to Complete the BSHIM Degree

The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management course work offers an exciting introduction into the rapidly developing world of healthcare IT and provides expert instruction in the management and use of information and information systems for healthcare planning and provision, resource allocation, and executive decision making.

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CAHIIM accreditation logo

The Health Information Management accreditor of the University of Illinois Chicago is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The College’s accreditation for the Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management has been reaffirmed through 2027. All inquiries about the program’s accreditation status should be directed by mail to CAHIIM, 200 East Randolph Street, Suite 5100, Chicago, IL, 60601; by phone at (312) 235-3255; or by email at info@cahiim.org.

*Library and Technology Fees are an additional $18 per credit hour. Note: The Online BSHIM is a Full Cost Recovery Program and is not eligible for tuition waivers by University of Illinois employees.