HIM — Careers and salary guides

When you’ve earned your HIM degree from the University of Saint Mary, your career opportunities are virtually endless. Before you graduate, we’ll teach you the essential skills, which include senior internship projects, that will allow you to work directly in unique health care settings.

Once you complete your academic requirements, you can expect to earn an average salary (in the Midwest) of approximately $55,000.

So what can you do with a USM HIM degree? Career opportunities include:

  • Director of an HIM department in a hospital

  • Coding professional

  • Clinical Data Analyst

  • Compliance Officer

  • Health Information System Application Designer

  • Privacy Officer

  • Security Officer


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The University of Saint Mary Health Information Management program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education, 233 N. Michigan Avenue, 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60601-5800.