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AHIMA Member Resources for Students

Your health information career journey starts here.

AHIMA is dedicated to supporting your journey from student to professional by preparing you with resources and guidance to achieve your career goals. Whether you're researching healthcare career pathways, exploring health information certifications, or searching for jobs in health information, we can help.

Student Member Resources

Membership Benefits Designed to Empower Your Career Plans

Career Development Resources & Mentorship

Career Development Resources & Mentorship

Discounts on AHIMA Events, Certifications, & Exam Preparation Materials

Discounts on AHIMA Events, Certifications, & Exam Preparation Materials

Access to Best Practice Toolkits & Guidance

Access to Best Practice Toolkits & Guidance

Watch On-Demand

Student Open House

Explore the road to a successful health information career with our AHIMA Student Open House on-demand webinar! Gain invaluable insights from industry experts on career paths, AHIMA certifications, and transitioning from student to professional.

Career Planning Resources

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Step 1: Discover Your Path

The HI profession is continually evolving, opening the door for expanding roles. Learn how STEM relates to the HI profession and navigate your career path with our dynamic career map and planning resources. The AHIMA Foundation offers scholarships to student members in pursuit of degrees in HI Management or Health Informatics.

Start Planning

  To-Do: Learn about Four Ways to Earn Credit for Prior Learning to accelerate your learning journey.

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Step 2: Get Certified & Connected

Explore AHIMA certifications and mircocredentials to align with your career path goals. Our student and new graduate Facebook group is a space to help you build new connections, along with student open house webinar to learn about how we support your transition from student to professional.

Find Your Certification

  To-Do: Become a member and take advantage of our recent graduate membership with a one-time 50% discount, allowing you to join as a professional or premier member. This discount applies in the year you graduate or register for an AHIMA certification exam so you can receive member discounts on certification exams and exam preparation materials. Contact us to claim your recent graduate membership offer.

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Step 3: Find Your Dream Job

AHIMA Career Assist is the destination to create your profile, post your resume, and search for jobs. AHIMA members get early access to job postings during the first four days they are posted. Learn to showcase your abilities and build your professional brand with our member-exclusive, AHIMA Brand Builder resources.

Uncover Career Opportunities

  To-Do: Create your career assist profile and unlock free career resources.

Not a member yet?

We can’t wait to welcome you to our member community! Join AHIMA today and access the tools and resources you need to succeed in the HI field.

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