Houston, TX (population: 2,307,883) has six care management schools within its city limits. Houston Baptist University, the highest ranked school in the city with a care management program, has a total student population of 2,710. It is the 482nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 18th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about care management programs in Houston, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of care management professors at Houston Baptist University such as Tamara Scott.
Care Management students from Houston 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 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown area alone, there are 122,580 employed healthcare practitioner and technical employees earning an average salary of $69,160. Healthcare support employees in this area earn $25,290/yr and there are 62,040 employed.
Houston lies in Harris county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown area has 2,563,840 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $21.58/hr average worker wage, and a $44,880 average annual salary. Thus, about 24.199 out of every 1000 jobs in Houston are held by healthcare support employees, and 47.811/1000 are held by healthcare practitioner and technical employees.
Of the 6 care management schools in Houston, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Houston Westside Campus comes out as the most expensive ($24,225/yr) for care management students, with Texas Southern University as the lowest, reported at only $7,672/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Houston|
|South Houston||TX||-||1||23.7623||5||11.9 miles|
|Missouri City||TX||77,622||0||-||0||16.5 miles|
|League City||TX||78,312||0||-||0||25.7 miles|
|The Woodlands||TX||101,065||1||14.626||77||27.6 miles|
|Texas City||TX||44,907||1||8.31197||63||35.9 miles|
|Prairie View||TX||-||1||50.8259||82||42.2 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||79.5 miles|