Massachusetts contains five schools that offer health informatics programs. Northeastern University, the highest-ranking health informatics school in MA, has a total student population of 27,537 and is the 56th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 health informatics schools in Massachusetts, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northeastern University comes out as the most expensive ($32,703/yr), with Massasoit Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,610/yr.
Health Informatics students from Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts alone, there are 3,380 employed database administrators earning an average yearly salary of $78,430. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $39,310/yr and there are 5,800 employed.
Also, within the health informatics schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from health informatics, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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