Majors & Programs

Majors and Programs

At UC Clermont, we offer a wide variety of associate degree programs. Some programs are intended for transition to UC Clifton or to other baccalaureate institutions, while others are career-oriented degrees leading directly to employment after graduation.

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Healthcare Privacy & Security : Distance Learning

What is Healthcare Privacy & Security : Distance Learning?

This certificate will provide skills needed in the health care industry. The Certification in Healthcare Privacy and Security (CHPS) credential is the only combined privacy and security certification available in the healthcare industry and is offered by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). CHPS denotes competence in designing, implementing, and administering comprehensive privacy and security protection programs in all types of healthcare organizations.

Success Factors

As the rapidly evolving healthcare industry faces increasing challenges with keeping personal health information protected – including growing volumes of electronic health records, new government regulations, and a more complex IT security landscape – there is a growing need to ensure knowledgeable and credentialed security and privacy practitioners are in place to protect this sensitive information. Candidates for the CHPS credential need specialized education in healthcare privacy and security to prepare them for the exam. People who hold this certification will be more marketable and will demand higher wages.

Career Possibilities

Graduates of this certificate may pursue manager, privacy and security officer and compliance positions in any organization that handles patient healthcare data. These organizations may include but not be limited to hospitals, physician practices, insurance companies, pharmaceutical companies, state and federal government, mental health agencies and long term care facilities. Current compliance or healthcare privacy and security managers/staff may benefit from this certificate with increased knowledge and validation of their knowledge and education.

The following information is provided to you per U.S. Department of Education regulations:
The Department of Labor’s Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) codes for this certificate program are found at

Regulations published in the Federal Register on October 29, 2010, require institutions to report certain information about students who enrolled in Title IV eligible educational programs that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation (GE programs). View this program’s most recent disclosure information including program costs, median loan debt at program completion, normal time to completion and normal time to completion rates, and job placement rate (if reported) at

Curriculum Guides

UC Advantages and Special Opportunities

UC Clermont has one of the lowest tuitions for online studies. In addition, this certificate is approved for financial aid, dependent on student eligibility. Course scheduling is flexible as students may attend full-time or part-time with admission into the certificate program in any semester (fall, spring or summer).

For specifics regarding the CHPS certification, visit this website:

Special Programs

The Learning Center at UC Clermont provides free tutoring and online resources to help students get ahead and stay ahead in their classes.

International Student Requirements

You must demonstrate English proficiency. Please call the International Admissions Office (513-556-2069) for details, or email with questions.

Application Deadlines

Each semester has an application deadline of approximately four weeks before classes begin to allow for timely paperwork and financial aid processing. Students who apply after the deadline will be admitted to the next semester. For specific deadline information, call 513-732-5319 or visit www.ucclermont/admissions/apply.


The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Quick Facts

Undergraduate Certificate Degree in Healthcare Privacy & Security : Distance Learning

Full-Time Program Duration

1 Years


UC Clermont & UC East

Admission Criteria



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