Michigan contains four schools that offer health informatics programs. Ferris State University, the highest-ranking health informatics school in MI, has a total student population of 13,865 and is the 2147th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 health informatics schools in Michigan, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ferris State University comes out as the most expensive ($14,370/yr), with Muskegon Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,311/yr.
Health Informatics students from Michigan 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 Michigan alone, there are 2,460 employed database administrators earning an average yearly salary of $69,890. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $34,290/yr and there are 4,970 employed.
Also, within the health informatics schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from health informatics, there are 6233 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,809 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,088, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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