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Career Information

After earning an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Health Information Management (HIM), graduates can experience a variety of employment opportunities in the following occupations:

  • Abstractor
  • Medical coder
  • Charge master auditor
  • Cancer registrar
  • Quality improvement specialist
  • Health information technician
Graduates also find opportunities in a variety of businesses, such as the following:
  • Hospitals
  • Physicians' offices
  • Insurance companies
  • Law firms
  • Ambulatory care settings
  • Consulting firms
  • Healthcare IS/IT vendors
Professionals can advance in the HIM field by gaining experience, moving to a larger organization where responsibilities are increased, obtaining a higher degree, or earning additional industry certifications.