What You'll Study
In the Health Information Administration program, you will study things like medical
terminology, health care management, health law and ethics, and health informatics.
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Graduates of the Health Information Administration program have the skills and experience
necessary to work in traditional hospital settings as well as in public health systems
and non-traditional settings that use electronic health information. Program graduates
have worked in the Department of Defense Medical system, the Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention, the Veterans Health Administration system and as president and CEO
of the American Health Information Management Association.
As the health sector expands, health information administration professionals are
expected to remain in high demand. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics,
health information technology is one of the 20 fastest growing occupations in the
nation. More than half of new health information administration graduates with bachelor’s
degrees start with salaries in the $30,000 to $50,000 range, with the potential to earn from $50,000 to $75,000 in five years.