What sets UF apart?

Maximum Student ConveNIEnce

  • 100% online courses
    • Asynchronous class activities are completed on your own
    • No need to travel to campus at all
    • All courses are offered in eight-week blocks

Lower Total Cost

Compared to many other health informatics programs:

  • 33 semester hours vs. 45 or more elsewhere

  • Tuition is $690 per credit hour in 2014


No GRE/GMAT Required

  • No previous experience required for entry into the program
  • Conditional admit possibility - a student may be admitted into the program while still working on their program entry prerequisite competencies (approved on an individual, case-by-case basis):
    • Medical Terminology
    • Anatomy & Physiology
    • Introduction to Computers (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

    • Access

 

Internship and AHIMA V-Lab

  • A Professional Practice Experience (internship) is required in the program​
    • Internship placement as close to student’s home as possible​
    • Unpaid internships, but valuable “bridge” into workforce
    • Leading students to the broadest range of job opportunities for graduates
  • AHIMA V-Lab Software
    • Suite of software applications for students to practice and build skills
    • Cerner Electronic Health Records system for real-world experience