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Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People who choose an online health information management degree often seek careers such as health information managers or health information technologists.

Potential Employment Settings

  • Community college
  • Consulting firm
  • HMO administrative office
  • Health care clinic
  • Hospital
  • Insurance provider
  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Long-term care organization

Common Job Titles/Positions*

  • Applied health informatics researcher
  • Adjunct or part-time faculty
  • Corporate health information manager/officer
  • Data analytic/data mining engineer
  • Data sets, nomenclature and classification standard developer
  • Healthcare data analyst
  • Health information application developer
  • Health information management specialized practice consultant
  • Health information manager
  • Information technologist
  • Public health information officer

*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide. Many factors determine what position an individual may attain and Capella can't guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.

†Some positions require licensure and/or other designations. We encourage you to research requirements for your job target and career goals.

School of Business and Technology Master's Degree Graduates

Data from graduates across all Business and Technology masters programs have been combined for these Career Outcomes results.

Our School of Business and Technology master's graduates report satisfaction with tasks and responsibilities and salary and benefits. The majority of graduates work in higher education, government/public sector, healthcare, information technology, aerospace, or consulting.

Career growth potential 83% Promotional opportunities 64% Salary and benefits 51% Tasks and responsibilites 57%

Percentage of respondents who answered "satisfied" or "very satisfied"
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q3 2011 – Q2 2012.

Many master's degree graduates from the School of Business and Technology report advancing in their careers and receiving a salary increase, leadership role or promotion. They also say their Capella degrees garner recognition from employers.

Advanced in career or profession 37% Successfully changed careers 18% Obtained a teaching position in higher education 12% Assumed a leadership role 32% Received a promotion 24% Received a salary increase 35% Received favorable employer recognition of my degree 41% Received award 6% Presented at a conference, published article, book, manuscript 16% Conducted a research project 15% Served as a professional consultant 26%

Percentage of respondents who indicated they had accomplished each item
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q3 2011 – Q2 2012