Health Information Management Degree Specialization

Health Information Management Careers Overview

To comply with changing regulations, implement new technologies, and help control costs, demand for health information managers in all healthcare settings is increasing.* With the skills and knowledge you gain in security, privacy, finance, business management, and more, your education from DeVry University can prepare you to take advantage of health information management opportunities across the industry.

* Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Medical and Health Services Managers. (visited June 2016)

Professional Responsibilities


Career Options

Professional Responsibilities

When you earn your bachelor's degree in Technical Management from DeVry University with a specialty in Health Information Management, you can be equipped to apply best practices in health information management, including information technology skills, in a wide range of settings. Professional responsibilities of these professionals include:

  • Securing and maintaining electronic patient records
  • Staying on top of current computer and software technology
  • Complying with legislative requirements, regulations, and incentive programs
  • Ensuring medical databases are complete, accurate, and available only to authorized personnel

Health information management careers are found throughout the healthcare industry, in such setting as:

  • Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Insurance companies
  • Nursing homes
  • Private physician practices
  • Public health agencies
  • Rehabilitation facilities
Career Options

DeVry University graduates in Technical Management with a specialty in Health Information Management can be prepared for careers in areas such as:

  • EHR implementation
  • HIPAA compliance
  • Patient records and accounts
  • Privacy and security

For related career paths, see all degree programs offered by the College of Business & Management.