Service is essential in the health care field. Our students are passionate about providing the highest level of support to health care providers through secure use and sharing of health information. By learning to analyze, code, and protect electronic and traditional health care information vital to quality patient care, our students advance the health care process. With a degree from Parker, students are able to lead in their field and contribute significantly to the health and wellness industries.
The mission of the Health Information Technology Program at Parker University is to provide educational opportunities to develop skills and knowledge that will allow students to acquire, analyze, code, and protect electronic and traditional medical information vital to providing quality patient care. The program promotes professional development and supports the Code of Ethics of the American Health Information Management Association.
Employment of medical records and health information technicians is projected to grow 8 percent from 2020 to 2030.
Employment of medical records and health information technicians is projected to have 37,100 job opportunities from 2020 and 2030.
The median annual wage for medical records and health information technicians was $45,240 in 2020