Careers in Health Information Science (HINF)

Being a Health Information Science graduate, you can go on to a wide variety of jobs, ranging from more technical to managerial. You could explore the core competencies in areas such as communication, teamwork, managing information, project management, research and analysis and more.

Start off your career in a junior or entry level role and then move up to more senior positions. Typical role titles might include:

  • Business analyst
  • Application analyst
  • Research assistant
  • Health System planner
  • System designer
  • Information officer
  • Clinical informatics analyst
  • Information architect
  • Systems coordinator
  • Program director
  • Technical application lead
  • Project manager
  • Program coordinator
  • Chief information officer

Canada’s Health Informatics Association is the voice of health informatics (HI) in Canada, promoting the adoption, practice and professionalism of HI. COACH represents a diverse community of accomplished, influential professionals who work passionately to make a difference in advancing healthcare through information technology.