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Health Information Professions (HIP) Grant Opportunity

Funded by the Administration for Children and Families of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (ACF DHHS); Temple University — Center for Social Policy and Community Development’s Health Information Professions (HIP) Career Pathways initiative offers individuals five tiers of education and training opportunities — from entry level and advanced certification programs to Associate, Baccalaureate and Master level degrees — which prepare students for rewarding careers in Health Information Technology (HIT).

The HIP Approach
HIP  Training is provided in collaboration with District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund, the Philadelphia Workforce Investment Board, Employers and Industry Partnerships, Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, and the Philadelphia Workforce Development Corporation. All HIP education and training options lead to industry recognized stackable credentials and degrees which qualify individuals for viable family sustaining career opportunities and career advancement.

Eligibility criteria for the HIP program may be found at:  HIP Eligibility Criteria

The application form for the HIP program may be found at: HIP Application Form

HIP Reference form click here.

To view the HIP program overview click here.

To view the HIP "TIER 3-5" program brochure click here.

To view the HIP "TIER 3" - Community College student information click here.

Click Here to Access the HIP website.

HIP’s student centered approach provides comprehensive support services including:
  • Career Coaching
  • Supplemental supportive services such as child care services and transportation
  • Personal Effectiveness training
  • Assistance with the FAFSA process and entry into post-secondary education
  • Scholarships and/or tuition aid Job placement services /Internships.