Professional Growth. The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology estimates a current shortage of ~50,000 health IT workers.
Salary Advancement. A 2012 study by AHIMA found that the average salary for a health informatics worker with a master’s degree was $20,000 more annually than those with a bachelor’s degree.
Return on Investment
#1 was UNE's ranking among all Maine colleges and universities for 20-year student return on investment (2014, PayScale).
#2 was UNE's ranking in the nation for alumni reporting high "Job Meaning," according to Payscale.
- Clinical Analyst
- Project Manager
- Data Scientist
- Clinical Trainer/Educator
- Population Health
- Informatics Specialist