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Health Information MAnagement & Technology Careers

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Your degree unlocks a variety of opportunities.

A career in health information management and technology is at the intersection of business, science and information technology. That means you have a variety of options to pursue in healthcare settings, from hospitals to physicians’ offices to IT system vendors. Our program prepares you for these settings—in fact, the average salary for our 2021 graduates was $52,000.

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On the Rise

16% job market growth for medical assistants through 2030, U.S. Dept. of Labor.

Aspire Higher

As you gain experience, your potential salary can increase. Medical and health services managers earned a median salary of $101,340, nationally. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2022


From increased access to care to improved precision to greater efficiency, information technology is essential to the field of medicine.

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Career Options

Your options are as wide and varied as the field of healthcare itself. Pursue careers like:

  • Benefits Coordinator
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Records Specialist
  • Health Information Technologist
  • Medical and Health Services Managers
  • Patient Registrar
  • Revenue Cycle Manager

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Where recent graduates work.

UW-Green Bay graduates have launched their careers all across the country.

  • UW Health
  • Optum
  • Advocate Aurora Health
  • MaineHealth
  • Mayo Clinic Health System
  • Saint Luke’s Health System
  • HSHS Hospital Sisters Health System
  • Valley Children’s Hospital
  • Partnership HealthPlan of California
  • UnitedHealth
Justin Rathkamp, Supervisory Program Specialist at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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"Although I was working 50 to 60 hours a week, I wanted to go back to school full time, so I enrolled in the University of Wisconsin HIMT program. I did this because I thought, you know what—I could be the change in this scenario, and I wanted to help patients have a better future... the sky’s the limit once you get through the programs. And what you will learn, who you will learn it from, and who you will learn it with, will leave a lasting impact on your life and your career.”

Justin Rathkamp '17
Supervisory Program Specialist at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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Professor Misty Neal

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Meet Professor Misty Neal, the academic director of Health Information Management and Technology. If you have questions about our program, get in touch with her!

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