Alabama contains eighteen schools that offer emergency management programs. Auburn University Main Campus, the highest-ranking emergency management school in AL, has a total student population of 24,602 and is the 115th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 18 emergency management schools in Alabama, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tuskegee University comes out as the most expensive ($25,035/yr), with Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus as the lowest recorded at only $7,065/yr.
Emergency Management students from Alabama schools who go on to become emergency management coordinators, EMTs, paramedics, emergency managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 13,060 people working as emergency management specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $56,900. Also, Management analysts make on average $84,650 per year and there are about 552,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 4,580 employed management analysts earning an average yearly salary of $82,910. Emergency management specialists in this state earn $49,520/yr and there are 320 employed.
Also, within the emergency management schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from emergency management, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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