Atlanta, GA (population: 571,861) has five care management schools within its city limits. Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in the city with a care management program, has a total student population of 20,291. It is the 66th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Georgia (#1 is Emory University). To learn more about care management programs in Atlanta, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of care management professors at Georgia Institute of Technology such as Yih Long Chang, Alka Citrin, Andrew Cooper, J. Michael Cummins, Mike Cummins, and Lucien Dhooge.
Care Management students from Atlanta schools who go on to become care managers, physicians, doctors, nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 3,886,690 people working as healthcare support employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $26,710. Also, Healthcare practitioner and technical employees make on average $69,690 per year and there are about 7,200,950 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta area alone, there are 100,250 employed healthcare practitioner and technical employees earning an average salary of $69,270. Healthcare support employees in this area earn $26,750/yr and there are 41,120 employed.
Atlanta lies in Fulton county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta area has 2,290,890 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0% unemployment rate, $22/hr average worker wage, and a $45,520 average annual salary. Thus, about 18 out of every 1000 jobs in Atlanta are held by healthcare support employees, and 44/1000 are held by healthcare practitioner and technical employees.
Of the 5 care management schools in Atlanta, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Herzing University comes out as the most expensive ($23,687/yr) for care management students, with Atlanta Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $5,914/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Atlanta|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||6.9 miles|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||8.6 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||56.4 miles|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||83.8 miles|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||87.3 miles|
|Fort Valley||GA||-||1||21.9471||51||89.0 miles|
|Warner Robins||GA||64,183||3||21.3509||61||91.8 miles|
|Phenix City||AL||-||1||9.50663||23||95.3 miles|