Program Overview

The 30-credit online Certificate in Health Information Management offered by LIU Post is designed for career changers and health care professionals to serve as managers of electronic medical records in hospitals, doctor's offices, nursing homes, insurance companies and other health-related offices. Students currently holding a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher learning and having completed all pre-requisite coursework will have an opportunity to complete the certificate program in one-year (two semesters) full-time.

Upon completion of the program, graduates will be ready to take the national Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) examination. The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) and also adheres to the standards of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). The online program adheres to the latest standards and documentation procedures from the federal government, including new coding of medical records and HIPAA guidelines.

From the privacy of the home or office, students will gain the necessary skills in health data management, health statistics, biomedical research, and quality management, health services organization and delivery, information technology and systems; and organization and management.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    The online Certificate in Health Information Management at LIU Post is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education.


    A bachelor's degree is required for entry into the Certificate in Health Information Management program, including a minimum of 32 college credites in prerequisit coursework with a grade of B- or better.

    School Overview

    Long Island University is a four-year private school located in Brooklyn, New York. LIU was formed in 1926 by the New York State Education Department to provide effective and affordable education to people from all walks of life.

    LIU has two main campuses, one located in Brooklyn, and one located in Brookville. Educational programs are offered at LIU sites located in Brentwood, Riverhead, Rockland, and Westchester. The Brooklyn campus is the original location of Long Island University. Long Island University offers certificates of completion, associate’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, and doctor’s degrees. LIU Brooklyn offers online degrees from the School of Nursing.


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