Alaska contains one school that offers health informatics programs. University of Alaska Southeast has a total student population of 3,260 and is the 4513th highest ranked school in America.
Health Informatics students from Alaska schools who go on to become health informatics professionals, database administrators, health informatics specialists, health information specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 170,580 people working as medical records and health information technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,880. Also, Database administrators make on average $74,290 per year and there are about 108,080 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alaska alone, there are 170 employed database administrators earning an average yearly salary of $77,320. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $39,490/yr and there are 640 employed.
Also, within the health informatics schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from health informatics, 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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