Health Information Schools In Colorado

There are 6 accredited health information schools in Colorado for faculty who teach health information classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the health information academic community in Colorado, and the future trends in health information training at the following levels:

  • Health Information Certificate
  • Associates degree in Health Information
  • Bachelors degree in Health Information


  1. Arapahoe Community College

    5900 S. Santa Fe Dr., Littleton, Colorado 80160-9002

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  2. National American University-Colorado Springs

    1915 Jamboree Drive ste 185, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80920

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  3. National American University-Denver

    1325 S. Colorado Boulevard, Suite 100, Denver, Colorado 80222-3308

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  4. University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus

    10004 Park Meadows Dr, Lone Tree, Colorado 80124-5453

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  5. University of Phoenix-Southern Colorado Campus

    5725 Mark Dabling Blvd., Colorado Springs, Colorado 80919-2221

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  6. DeVry University-Colorado

    1870 West 122nd Avenue, Westminster, Colorado 80234-2010

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Professional Trends

Colorado Vs. National Health Information Employment

Colorado 2,780
National 176,090

Approximately 2% of the country's health information professionals work in Colorado state.

Employment Growth for Health information professionals In Colorado

3,550 3,070 2,990 2,770 2,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Health Information is a shrinking field in Colorado. 770 less health information professionals were working in Colorado in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of health information has shrunk by 22% in Colorado. This decline is faster than the national trend for health information professionals which shows a 7% increase in the number of health information professionals working around the nation.

Health Information VS. All Professions salaries in Colorado

$31,700 $34,310 $35,960 $37,750 $38,530
$46,058 $47,685 $48,234 $49,831 $51,291
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Information
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Colorado, as the number of health information professionals is declining, the salaries earned by health information professionals are increasing. The mean salary for health information professionals in 2006 was $31,700 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $38,530 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health information professionals in Colorado

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This represents a 18% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Colorado, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of health information. The pay differential between the highest paid health information professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 131%

Average Salaries for Health information professionals and related professions in Colorado

Health Information
Health Information Management
Health Science
Information Systems
Information Technology
Medical Coding

In Colorado, health information professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Health Information programs available for each degree type for all schools in Colorado


The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited health information schools in Colorado is increasing. In 2006 there were 38 health information graduates from health information courses in Colorado and in 2010 there were 47 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of health information school degree or certificate graduates in Colorado by 24%. Most of these graduates, or 57%, earned an associate's degree in health information.

Health Information Faculty Salaries in Colorado

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