Alaska contains one school that offers clinical research programs. University of Alaska Anchorage has a total student population of 17,276 and is the 511th highest ranked school in America.
Clinical Research students from Alaska schools who go on to become clinical researchers, clinical laboratory researchers, institutional research directors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 152,420 people working as medical and clinical laboratory technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $37,860. Also, Medical records and health information technicians make on average $33,880 per year and there are about 170,580 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alaska alone, there are 640 employed medical records and health information technicians earning an average yearly salary of $39,490. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this state earn $43,920/yr and there are 510 employed.
Also, within the clinical research schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from clinical research, there are 486 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,464, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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