Hawaii contains one school that offers EMS programs. Kapiolani Community College has a total student population of 9,102 and is the 5366th highest ranked school in America.
EMS students from Hawaii schools who go on to become emergency medical service workers, EMTs, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 217,920 people working as emergency medical technicians and paramedics alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,020. Also, Medical and public health social workers make on average $48,340 per year and there are about 133,510 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Hawaii alone, there are 490 employed medical and public health social workers earning an average yearly salary of $57,780. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics in this state earn $47,380/yr and there are 510 employed.
Also, within the EMS schools in Hawaii, the average student population is 3,134 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from EMS, there are 704 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,845 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,000, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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