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Student Scholarships

  • AHIMA Foundation
    • Awards about $90,000 annually in HIM scholarships for degree programs

 

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Job Outlook

  • HIM professionals continue to be in high demand
  • Approximately 12,000 to 50,000 new jobs anticipated by 2017
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics cites health information technicians as one of the 20 fastest-growing occupations in the US.
  • Ranked #4 top major in a recent US News and World Report article
  • Industries with increased demand include:
    • Academic institutions
    • Consulting agencies
    • Government agencies
    • Healthcare software companies

 

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