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Admission Requirements

A bachelor's degree is required for entry into the Certificate in Health Information Management program. To apply for the Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) certification exam, students must have a Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management or a Certificate in Health Information Management with the pre-requisite courses completed.

For admission requirements, please contact the LIU Post Admissions Office at 516-299-2900 or email To apply for admission to the Certificate in Health Information Management at LIU Post, please complete the Online Application for Admission and select the "Transfer" in the "Admit Type" box. You can access the Online Application by clicking on "Apply Now" in the upper right-hand corner of this page.

Admissions Requirement for Health Information Management Online Certificate Program

Effective Fall 2013

  • A grade of C or better in pre-requisite coursework
  • Minimum 32 college credits in prerequisite coursework
Anatomy & Physiology 6-8*
Study of Disease Processes 3
Computer Applications 3
Structuring & Managing Data 3
Legal Aspects of Health Care/Public Administration 3
Medical Terminology 3
Statistics 3
Total Credits 24 - 26

* Laboratory component is recommended but not required