Careers in Health Informatics cover a wide range of areas and many different levels. This pathway includes people responsible for managing patient data and information, financial information, and computer applications related to health care professionals.
Some careers in the Health Informatics pathways require a specialized degree while others require on-the-job training or certification.
- Community Services Specialists
- Data Analyst
- Epidemiologist (SHSMD Stratsociety.org)
- Community Health Educator
- Health Information Services
- Healthcare Administrator (undergrad program)
- Healthcare Administrator (graduate program)
- Medical Administrative Assistant
- Medical Assistant
- Medical Coding and Billing Specialist
- Medical Information Technologist
- Medical Librarian/Cybrarian
- Patient Advocates
- Risk Management
- Social Worker
- Substance Abuse Educator
- Unit Coordinator
- Utilization Manager
*Indicates a pre-professional program. Students an enter the pathways for these careers at MSU Billings by completing necessary pre-requisites at MSU Billings as a foundation, but additional education will be required.
If you see a career that sounds interesting to you, go to the Montana Career Information System (MCIS) or to the Occupational Information Network to learn more about the skills and education required.
*Health Science Pathways careers taken from information provided by States Career Clusters at www.careerclusters.org and National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium.