Healthcare, Medical & Nursing - Healthcare Informatics
If you're interested in studying and navigating the intersection of computer science, information technology, data, and healthcare, a degree in Health Informatics may be the perfect fit for you.
Types of Degrees
Healthcare Informatics students can pursue an associate degree (2 years), bachelor's degree (4 years), master's degree (6-7 years), doctorate degree (8+ years), or certificate program (6 months to 2 years).
A high school diploma or equivalent is required, with a strong academic background in math, science, and computer technology coursework helping applicants obtain acceptance into their desired school. Each school has its own specific requirements, making it important for you to explore several options before settling on a particular school.
Career Opportunities After Earning A Healthcare Informatics Degree
The range of career opportunities available to someone with a degree in Healthcare Informatics include:
- Medical Records Assistant
- Medical Informatics Consultant
- Healthcare Technology Services Director
- Information based on national data, not school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.
Post Graduate Salary Information
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for Medical Records and Health Information Technicians was $42,630 in 2019. (1)
Note that the average salary varies widely not only depending on career chosen, but on geographical location and employer. Conditions in your area may vary.
Careers associated with these educational opportunities often require additional degrees and certifications not offered as part of the educational opportunities presented by this website.