Health Information Management
Health Information Manager/Administrator

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Salary: $47,340 - $85,460
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Hourly: $13.57 - $35.31
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Outlook: 3 Stars
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Length of Training: 4 years
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Length of Training
A four-year Bachelor’s degree from an accredited program is the minimum requirement for someone to be a health information manager/administrator. Most employers prefer a Master’s degree for the majority of positions. (See AHIMA website for further information.)  

Licensure/Certification

Certification is voluntary, but recommended. Graduation from an accredited bachelor’s program is required to take the exam of Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) offered by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).


Educational Programs
University or College City Degree*
Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College Station M
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Texas Southern University Houston B
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Texas State University-San Marcos San Marcos C,B
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University of the Incarnate Word San Antonio M
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Wayland Baptist University Plainview B,M
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*D- Doctorate  M-Masters  B-Bachelor  A-Associates  C-Certificate