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Program Overview

The online degree-completion option is designed for adult learners who want to advance their career with a bachelor's degree in health information management. If you already have the RHIT credential, the curriculum in our program builds on your experience and training to prepare you to earn the RHIA credential. Our convenient, all-online program supports professional development in strategic leadership and management in the discipline of health information management.

RHITs, by virtue of prior academic work and employment experience, often have already met requirements for certain courses in this bachelor's degree program. During the advising process, we will review your transcripts and job history. Our process respects existing personal achievements and ensures students avoid courses in which appropriate mastery of the subject matter has been established.

Application Process

  1. Schedule an advising appointment with or ask questions of our program advising by contact us at
  2. Submit your application online, following the steps on our apply online page.
  3. You'll be notified about admission decisions and next steps.

Our program culminates in graduates sitting for the registered health information administrator (RHIA) certification examination, an industry-recognized credential offered by the American Health Information Management Association.

KU School of Health Professions

University of Kansas Medical Center
Health Information Management
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Mailstop 2008
Kansas City, KS 66160
913-588-2423 • 711 TTY