B.S. in Health Information Administration

Health information administration is the career for you!

In the United States, Health Information Administration degrees can land you a job with a median salary anywhere from $60,000 upwards of $140,000 a year, according to data from O*NET OnLine. See potential career paths, how much you can make and how you can obtain an HIA bachelor's degree from IU Northwest:

Clinical data manager

Apply knowledge of health care and database management to analyze clinical data, and to identify and report trends.

Median salary

  • Indiana - $72,580

  • United States - $100,910

Medical and health services managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate medical and health services in hospitals, clinics, managed care organizations, public health agencies, or similar organizations.

Median salary

  • Indiana - $94,520

  • United States - $101,340

Clinical research coordinator

Plan, direct, or coordinate clinical research projects. Direct the activities of workers engaged in clinical research projects to ensure compliance with protocols and overall clinical objectives. May evaluate and analyze clinical data.

Median salary

  • Indiana - $62,340
  • United States - $137,900

Health informatics specialist

Apply knowledge of nursing and informatics to assist in the design, development, and ongoing modification of computerized health care systems. May educate staff and assist in problem solving to promote the implementation of the health care system.

Median salary

  • Indiana - $81,050
  • United States - $99,720

Privacy analyst

Manage compliance with HIPAA Privacy regulations, state specific privacy regulations, and institutional policies. Manage compliance activities, perform privacy risk assessment, investigate privacy breaches, and track and monitor action plans through to completion.

Median salary*

  • Indiana - $83,071
  • United States - $97,098
*Salary information from Ziprecruiter.com

Healthcare data analyst

Designs and maintains clinical databases. Queries databases, creates reports, and analyzes data to comply with regulatory requirements and support improvements in clinical effectiveness.

Median salary

  • United States - $70,949

Bachelor of Science in Health Information Administration


Registered Health Information Administrators (RHIA) manage a variety of health information management functions such as the oversight of the electronic medical record with a focus on data structure and content, analysis, and reporting, compliance with healthcare law and risk management strategy, and supporting the healthcare revenue cycle.

For more information about the online program, please visit the IU Online page.

Outcomes from 2021-2022 academic year