Program length: Varies
Class size: 1-6 students
Locations: Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida
This internship prepares students for a career in health information technology (HIT). The curriculum combines lecture, laboratory, and clinical education components established by your college.
Graduation and certification
Program graduates are eligible to take the national examination to become either a registered health information technician (associate degree) or a registered health information administrator (bachelor's degree).
To be eligible for the internship, you must be enrolled in a HIM/HIT program at one of our affiliated institutions.
Arizona affiliated institutions:
Florida affiliated institutions:
- Florida State College at Jacksonville
- St. Johns River State College
- Florida A&M University
- University of Central Florida
Mayo Clinic coordinates the clinical training experience. The length of the program is flexible and depends on your college's requirements. A limited number of students are admitted to the internship program each year.
How to apply
Affiliated institutions process the admissions and applications for the internship and help students plan for their time at Mayo Clinic.
Applicants are selected based on grades, work and volunteer experiences, leadership qualities, and representation of personal qualities.
Tuition and financial aid
Tuition rates are determined by and paid to your affiliated college or university. Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences does not charge any additional fees for the clinical rotation.
You are responsible for providing your living accommodations and transportation.
Students gain clinical experience in Health Information Management Services at Mayo Clinic. During your clinical rotations, you work under the supervision of qualified and credentialed health information management services professionals.
Hours vary based on the rotation requirements of your college or university.
Your college or university maintains accreditation for its HIT program and can provide more information on program accreditation.
See accreditation information for Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science.