Health information administration is the career for you!
Clinical data manager
Apply knowledge of health care and database management to analyze clinical data, and to identify and report trends.
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.
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.
- 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.
- Indiana - $81,050
- United States - $99,720
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.
- Indiana - $83,071
- United States - $97,098
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.
- United States - $70,949
Bachelor of Science in Health Information Administration
AVAILABLE ONLINE or ON CAMPUS
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
- Students may complete the program on a part-time basis
- 80%* classes are online
- Excellent job opportunities are available to graduates
- Students who transfer to the HIA program, graduated from a CAHIIM-accredited HIT program, and have successfully passed the RHIT exam are guaranteed admission
- Graduates from this program are qualified to sit for the national Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) examination
* Reach out to program department for more information
The mission of the Indiana University Northwest Health Information Administration program is to provide a quality health information education that prepares students to fulfill the roles of competent and ethical practitioners in the 21st century. The program seeks to instill student values related to the privacy, security, integrity, and accuracy of patient health information, thereby helping to improve the quality of life in the communities we serve.
The program continuously reviews the appropriateness and effectiveness of the curriculum, with the results of the program assessment used as the basis for ongoing planning and improvement. This review is met by utilizing a dedicated Program faculty, clinical faculty, and an advisory board. With strong faith in these professionals, we set forth the following student learning goals:
- To demonstrate competence in curricular standards as set forth by the AHIMA.
- To effectively carry out the functions of the health information management discipline.
- To be prepared for continued learning at a graduate level of study
- To be actively engaged within the health information professional community
The Health Information Management accreditor of Indiana University Northwest is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The College’s accreditation for the Baccalaureate degree in Health Information Administration has been reaffirmed through 2025. All inquiries about the program’s accreditation status should be directed by mail to CAHIIM, 200 East Randolph Street, Suite 5100, Chicago, IL, 60601; by phone at (312) 235-3255; or by email at email@example.com.
To become credentialed, students in the Health Information Administration program must successfully complete the academic requirements for a bachelor of science in health information administration. The RHIA exam is administered by the national professional association, AHIMA. Successful completion of this exam allows the individual to use the designation of RHIA.
For more information regarding the RHIA certification exam please visit the AHIMA Certification website.