Health Information Management Career Outlook
Careers in health information management are growing rapidly due to an aging population with an increasing demand for various medical services and the healthcare industry’s ongoing transition to modern electronic record-keeping. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects an 11% growth in employment for medical records and health information technicians between 2018 and 2028.
This has created a wide range of health information management career opportunities for Registered Health Information Technicians (RHITs) with strong skills in data collection and analysis, as well as other health information management and health information technology professionals.
Health Information Management Career Responsibilities
A career in health information management involves working with the latest health information management technology applications. Some of the core responsibilities include:
Health Information Management Career & Salary Outlook
On average, health information management professionals can earn anywhere from $56,000 (Health Information Managers) to over $110,000 (Database Administration Managers) per year.
Below is a sample of health information management job titles and their average salaries according to PayScale:
In addition to various career options, health information management professionals can work in settings like:
What’s Next After a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Information Management?
Many students choose to further their education after earning their undergraduate degree to increase their earning potential. The University of Cincinnati online offers a Master of Health Informations (MHI) program so that you can continue your education. You can even take graduate-level courses during your last semester in our undergraduate program to get a head start!
Yes. Many of our students qualify for some type of financial aid.
Sources of aid:
Classes are asynchronous, some classes are in a 7-week format some are in a 14-week format. You can log on anytime 24/7 to complete your coursework. Some, but not all tests are proctored using exam proctoring software.
No. your degree will be conferred by the University of Cincinnati, which will also be reflected on your transcripts and degree.
The University of Cincinnati is one of the first institutions to offer online courses. Innovation in education is at the forefront of what we do. We have expanded the convenience and quality of our online learning to online degree programs. Today, we offer nearly 100 degrees from undergraduate to doctoral programs.
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