MBA in Healthcare Informatics - Careers

Advance Your Career - Healthcare
Informatics Degree

Experienced professionals with a Healthcare Informatics degree from the Southern New Hampshire University School of Business have numerous career options in a range of settings. The rapidly growing Healthcare Informatics field offers a variety of management and healthcare positions in database administration, product development, systems engineering, project management, research, programming, systems analysis, and consulting.

Career opportunities for those with a Healthcare Informatics degree are typically found in hospitals, government agencies, insurance companies, research organizations, information technology firms, or consulting roles.

Job Prospects - Healthcare Informatics Degree

Increased focus on the use of electronic health records has expanded job opportunities related to acquiring, storing, retrieving and utilizing health information. This has created a growing demand for medical records and health information technicians, as well as medical and health services managers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

With an increase in demand for these healthcare professionals comes a comparable demand for professionals with a Healthcare Informatics degree to oversee the management of electronic healthcare information.  Responsibilities associated with electronic data management and ensuring the security of patient electronic records, as required by law, will create continuing career opportunities in this field.

Expand Your Skills with a Healthcare
Informatics Degree

In addition to gaining knowledge and skills in your core MBA classes in accounting, finance, leadership, marketing, economics, and operations, earning your Healthcare Informatics degree at Southern New Hampshire University will also expand your understanding of:

  • how healthcare uses information systems, such as electronic medical records and laboratory and radiology systems;
  • current trends in healthcare informatics practices;
  • managing social and organizational issues related to new healthcare technology;
  • effective methods for gathering  healthcare and patient data, evaluating workflows and processes, and balancing technology and efficiencies to provide quality care

Careers in Healthcare Informatics

Access helpful resources on careers in healthcare informatics and professional associations related to healthcare informatics.

Career Opportunities

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Handbook  Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
Get information on careers in healthcare informatics and related positions.

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Handbook  Medical and Health Services Managers
Get information on careers in healthcare informatics and related positions.

American College of Healthcare Executives
This Internet resource guide will assist you in exploring a career in the healthcare management field and provide you with information so that you can make a more informed career decision.

Professional Associations

American Medical Informatics Association
AMIA is dedicated to promoting the effective organization, analysis, management, and use of information in health care in support of patient care, public health, teaching, research, administration, and related policy.

American Health Information Management Association
AHIMA is dedicated to the effective management of personal health information required to deliver quality healthcare to the public.

University Accreditation

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