Weber State University

3850 Dixon Parkway Dr. Dept. 1031, Ogden, UT 84408-1031

Program Details

The Health Information Management Certificate is specifically designed for students who have already earned a bachelor’s degree and wish to further their skills and education in the health information management field. Individuals who earn this certification may be eligible to move into management positions in the health information field. The curriculum explores a variety of topics which include but are not limited to financial administration, human resources, management issues, information systems & technology, and coding. Participants should gain quality information in privacy, security, and confidentiality in order to ensure the best care for patients in the health care arena.

Upon completion of this program, successful students will earn their certificate and the ability to sit for the RHIA examination. Courses that are offered through this certificate program prepare students for this examination. Certification provides students with a competitive edge while applying for jobs. Professionals who pass the exam typically display an exceptional amount of knowledge on the subject material that is sought after by employers.

Students who earn this certificate may work as health information technicians within hospitals, physician’s offices, clinics, or within other health care agency settings. While employed, individuals may be required to work with insurance coding, insurance billing, maintaining medical records, as well as other related tasks. Health information management procedures require students keep records up to date and accurate for other professionals who have access to them. All courses for this post-baccalaureate certification are available online. Students may transition into a new career or advance their current positions while still maintaining their employment.

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    Program Overview

    • Degree Level:
      Certificate
    • Delivery Format:
      100% Online
    • Completion Time:
      30

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

    Restrictions

    Not available in Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky and Minnesota.

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