Position Your Future at the Intersection of IT, Business and Health Care

The online UC MHI program offers a well-balanced curriculum of analytics, health care topics, IT/IS training and leadership development. Students can also benefit from the program’s online flexibility, with a choice of six start dates per year and no GRE/GMAT requirements.

Position Yourself for Leadership in a Time of Change

  • Graduate in as few as two years
  • No GRE or GMAT required for qualified applicants
  • Well-rounded interdisciplinary curriculum
  • 100% online quality courses with no campus visits required
  • Flexible program with six start dates per year
  • Training geared to introduce you to topics covered in certification exams such as CPHIMS and the Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Includes courses taught by UC Lindner College of Business faculty

Why Choose UC for Your Online Degree?

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati is one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in the United States. Today, we are a recognized leader in online education, and continue to leverage the latest and most innovative technologies to provide an educational experience that is second to none.

The College of Allied Health Sciences

The College of Allied Health Sciences at the University of Cincinnati has been offering 100% online programs for more than 10 years — with a goal to improve the quality of life for people everywhere by discovering, teaching and applying knowledge related to the health sciences. Our Master of Health Informatics is another example of how we are creating dynamic leaders who want to play a major role in the future of health care.

Graduate Certificate in Health Information Security

Through the University of Cincinnati Master of Health Informatics program, starting in 2017, you will now be able to complete a Graduate Certificate in Health Information Security.

Upon completing the health information security certificate, students will be able to:

  • Detect threats and vulnerabilities to health information in order to develop mitigation strategy
  • Apply critical thinking to evaluate practices, policy and legislation related to health information in order to advocate for change or adoption
  • Apply technical and administrative skills and knowledge in order to practice how to secure health information
  • Discuss the impact of health information breaches on public trust and healthcare practice in order to advocate for stronger protections and effective health information security strategy
  • Develop a plan for disaster recovery and healthcare business continuity in order to identify best practices and practice how to strategize for health information disaster recovery planning


The University of Cincinnati is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, which is recognized by both the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Regional accreditation is the highest standard in universally recognized accreditation.

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Nationally Recognized

UC has gained a notable reputation for its expert faculty, research, quality curriculum, program accreditations and competitive tuition.

  • Top 200 National Universities (U.S. News & World Report college rankings, 2015)
  • The Princeton Review: The Best 379 Colleges (2015)
  • In the top 200 of more than 2,500 universities ranked worldwide (Academic Ranking of World Universities)
  • Top 15 underrated gems (College Match)
  • Top 50 research libraries (Association of Research  Libraries)
  • 11th largest endowment of 569 institutions surveyed (Chronicle of Higher Education)
  • PolicyMic, a millennial generation news site, ranked UC as the top in the nation for giving students the "Best Bang for Their Buck" (2013)

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