Health Information Technology Career Outlook

Percent Employed


Graduates Employed


Northwood Tech 2022-2023 Graduate Follow-Up Survey

Employed in Related Field


Employed in a Related Field


Northwood Tech 2022-2023 Graduate Follow-Up Survey 

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Average Yearly Salary


Northwood Tech 2022-2023 Graduate Follow-Up Survey 



Typical positions available after graduation include:

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Health Information Technician 

Health Information Technicians organize and manage health information data by ensuring that it maintains its quality, accuracy, accessibility and security in both paper files and electronic systems. They use various classification systems to code and categorize patient information for insurance reimbursement purposes, for databases and registries and to maintain patients’ medical and treatment histories.

Additional opportunities include:

  • HIM Supervisor 

  • Insurance/Business Specialist

Transfer Opportunities

After you complete your Health Information Technology associate degree at Northwood Tech, you can transfer to another college to continue your education and earn your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

Hear From Graduates

"I have absolutely loved my time with Northwood Tech. Not to sound cliche, but I felt as though the instructors truly cared about how students were doing and whether or not they felt overwhelmed or were struggling. I went to a larger university previously and I did not feel the same vibe from them."

Deidra, Health Information Technology graduate

"The Health Information Technology program at Northwood Tech has prepared me to enter the health care field in a variety of roles. Before starting the HIT program I never knew how many jobs new and emerging technology has brought to the medical field."

Nicole, Health Information Technology graduate


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