Health Informatics

Career Pathways and Specialty Examples

Workers occupy many different levels of health care related employment. This pathway includes health care administrators who manage health care agencies as well as those individuals who are responsible for managing all of the patient data and information, financial information, and computer applications related to health care processes and procedures.

Admitting Clerk
Applied Researcher
Cancer Registrar
Certified Compliance Technician
Clinical Account Manager
Clinical Account Technician
Clinical Coder
Clinical Data Miner
Clinical Data Management Specialist
Clinical Data Specialist Community Services Specialist
Data Quality Manager
Decision Support Analyst
Health Educator
Health Information Administrator
Health Information Technician
Health Information Services
Healthcare Administrator
Healthcare Finance Professional
Information Privacy Officer
Information Security Officer
Managed Care Contract Analyst
Medical Assistant
Medical Illustrator
Medical Information Technologist
Medical Librarian
Medical Records Technician
Medical Transcriptionist
Patient Account Manager
Patient Account Technician
Patient Advocate
Patient Information Coordinator
Project Manager
Quality Management Specialist
Quality Data Analyst
Reimbursement Specialist
Risk Manager
Unit Coordinator
Utilization Manager
Utilization Review Manager

For a printable list from the National Consortium for Health Science Education, click here:
Health Science Career Specialties Chart.

UNMC’s Careers in Health Care book. Updated in 2022, this book contains a wealth of information for today’s students.

Updated January 3, 2024 9:29am