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University of Illinois at Chicago

Located in the heart of one of the world’s greatest cities, the University of Illinois at Chicago is a major research university dedicated to providing a world-class education for all of its students. As a university of national and international stature, UIC is committed to creating and disseminating new knowledge through its innovative curriculum.

As the largest university in the Chicago area, UIC has over 25,000 students, 15 colleges, and research expenditures exceeding $300 million. Additionally, UIC is among the nation’s most diverse universities – a trait that the University of Illinois at Chicago is extremely proud of, and considers to be one of its greatest strengths.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is committed to excellence in health care education. We are one of the few universities in the country to house each of the 6 medical disciplines on campus, including America’s largest medical school, one of the country’s premier Nursing Colleges, and highly acclaimed Colleges of Dentistry, Pharmacy, Applied Health and Public Health.

UIC is also one of the country’s top research universities, being designated by the Carnegie Foundation as 1 of only 96 “Very High” Research universities and placing among the top 50 federally funded research institutions nationally.

Educational Offerings

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$15011.00
Online - Undergraduate Degree
Adult
If you have an interest in health care and information technology, health information management (HIM) may be the right career choice for you.

HIM professionals are experts in managing patient health information and medical records, administering computer information systems, and coding the diagnoses and procedures for healthcare services provided to patients.

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Develop your expertise in the field of health information management. develop your expertise in the field of health information management.
$9750.00
Online - Certificate
Adult
The online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Health Information Management is specifically designed to expand on your bachelors degree education and develop your expertise in the field of health information management. The thought-provoking coursework imparts a solid foundation of knowledge in the methods for using technology to collect, record and analyze healthcare data and prepares you to become an influential leader todays healthcare system. This 13-course certificate program, offered completely online, also allows experienced professionals to become eligible for the highly valued Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) Certification. One hundred percent of graduating students receive satisfactory ratings or above from employers as surveyed one year following graduation. Selected comments regarding strengths of our graduates include: Able to think critically, problem solver. Solid knowledge of HIM domains. Collaborates well with colleagues.

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understanding of technical knowledge, work experience and leadership skills to apply health data and knowledge that are revolutionizing the healthcare industry and advance the overall delivery of patient care around the world.
$33750.00
Online - Graduate Degree
Adult
Built on the business school model, the online Master of Science in Health Informatics program at UIC offers an advanced education designed to provide you with the understanding of technical knowledge, work experience and leadership skills to apply health data and knowledge that are revolutionizing the healthcare industry and advance the overall delivery of patient care around the world.

Through completion of this 100 percent online, comprehensive degree program, you can gain a fresh perspective on the dynamic role health information technology will play in the future of the healthcare industry as a whole. Graduates of this program are poised to lead their respective organizations in the development and implementation of health informatics strategies to improve patient care and ensure access to information.

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Competencies

  • Health & Health Care: Other
  • Science & Math: Bioinformatics

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