Program description

Students enrolled in a Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)-accredited health information management (HIM) program at one of our affiliated schools have the option to complete their internship at Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida.

Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences coordinates the clinical training experience for students from affiliated schools. The length of the internship is flexible and depends on the affiliated institution's requirements.


Your college or university maintains accreditation for its HIM program and can provide more information on program accreditation.

See accreditation information for Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science.

Affiliated institutions

To participate in the Health Information Management Internship, you must be enrolled in a HIM program at one of these affiliated institutions.


Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida, is a comprehensive medical facility providing advanced programs in education and research that support the highest quality patient care. Campus activity is conducted in the Mayo Clinic Hospital and the interconnected Davis, Mayo and Cannaday buildings.

The ambulatory facilities provide clinical services ranging from primary to specialty care and advanced procedures. Mayo Clinic Hospital provides comprehensive inpatient services, including surgical and medical intensive care units, specialized solid-organ transplant units, and advanced cardiac and neurosurgery facilities.

Graduation and certification

Program graduates are eligible to take the national examination to become either a Registered Health Information Technician (associate degree) or Registered Health Information Administrator (baccalaureate degree).


Hours vary based on the rotation requirements of your college or university.

Class size

Each year, the Health Information Management Internship admits up to four students to complete their clinical rotation at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida. This ensures you receive close one-on-one instruction and a comprehensive educational experience.

May 11, 2015