Internships & Opportunities

Health Information Management majors gain professional experience through requirements for extensive fieldwork and internships (with assistance from the department's placement coordinator). All assignments are off-campus at the employer’s site. Learn more about the Health Information Management program’s internship requirements.

Students can also find additional internships on their own by searching OwlNetwork, an exclusive online database featuring more than 1,000 jobs and internships.

School Partnerships/Associations

The College of Public Health takes pride in its community engagement initiatives and the partnerships that have resulted from them, including those with

  • Magee Rehabilitation Hospital,
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital,
  • Universal Health Services Inc. and 
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System.

Learn more about our partnerships and community engagement.

Labs & Research Centers

The College of Public Health has two research centers and more than a dozen research centers throughout the university.

Learn more about research centers in the College of Public Health.

Research Funding

In 2016, the National Science Foundation placed the university among the top 100 in terms of research expenditures, which amounted to $242 million. Learn more about the university’s research support efforts.


Health Information Management majors work as business and data analysts, coders, database managers, researchers and more for hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and technology firms. The industry demand for their skills means they command competitive salaries upon graduation.

Adanna Okoro, CPH '17, earned a Health Information Management degree and accepted a job as a business technology analyst with Deloitte after graduating. 

Visit the Career Center for guidance in selecting a career direction and devising your own job search strategies.


Career opportunities and mid-career salaries for the Health Information Management Major may include the following examples.


Median Salary*

Community Health Workers


Environmental Science & Protection Technicians, Including Health


Health Educators


Informatics Nurse Specialists


Information Technology Project Managers


Management Analysts


Medical & Health Services Managers


Medical Records & Health Information Technicians


Mental Health Counselors


Occupational Health & Safety Specialists


* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).