Associate Degree in Health Information Management

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Growing Job Market and Attractive Careers in Healthcare

Careers in health information management, medical billing and coding, and healthcare administration provide a rewarding work environment and job security in a growing industry.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA):

  • Careers in this industry are among the 20 fastest-growing occupations in the United States.1
  • Jobs are expected to increase by 10 to 14 percent by the year 2026—faster than the average for all other occupations.1
  • The industry is experiencing a shortage of qualified employees.1

Bryan University can fast-track you to success, giving you the education, skills, and confidence to qualify for a great job.

Employment Opportunities

Enjoy the flexibility to choose from a range of career paths, such as:

  • Certified Medical Biller and Coder – assign codes to patient records using ICD, CPT, and HCPCS codebooks for different diagnoses and medical procedures for in-patient and out-patient settings
  • Health Information Technician or Manager – prepare and scan medical record documents, ensuring accuracy and timeliness, retrieve records and releases information for patient care purposes
  • Medical Records Technician – work to organize, monitor, update and maintain healthcare providers’ electronic medical records
  • Medical Secretary – patient intake, insurance verification, and medical record creation
  • Medical Office Administrator – responsible to keep the healthcare organization running smoothly and efficiently by directing and coordinating operations
  • Quality Improvement Analyst – responsible for core measures such as patient safety, patient satisfaction and employee utilization while performing necessary database and statistical analyses for improving patient outcomes and reducing costs
  • Insurance Claims Analyst – review insurance policy to determine coverage, prepare insurance claim forms, calculate claim amounts, and transmit claims for payment or further investigation
  • Reimbursement and Insurance Manager – responsible for the day-to-day management of the reimbursement department.

Preparing now means you’ll be ready for the jobs of the future.

Attractive Employers

With a degree from Bryan University, find opportunities to work in a variety of healthcare settings:

  • Hospitals
  • Physician Offices
  • Law Offices
  • College Health Departments
  • Military and VA Facilities
  • Home Health Agencies
  • Mental Health Facilities
  • Public Health Agencies
  • Insurance Companies
  • Physician Offices
  • Health Product Vendors
  • Nursing Home Facilities
  • Rehabilitation Facilities
  • Urgent Care Clinics
  • Surgery Centers
  • Home Health Agencies

At Bryan University, we give you a clear pathway, so that you’re ready to make your next career move as soon as you graduate. Learn how we put you on the path.

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1Please visit www.onetonline.org (classification codes 29-2071.00 and 43-6013.00) and Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2017-18 Edition, Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-records-and-health-information-technicians.htm. Also see American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) on the internet at: http://www.ahima.org/careers/healthinfo, visited on March 20, 2018.
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“This program is like no other – in addition to the many benefits provided to students, the program is aligned with the modern healthcare marketplace so that students are job-ready upon graduation.”

– Marjorie Rosen, HIM Program Director