Montana contains three schools that offer health informatics programs. The University of Montana, the highest-ranking health informatics school in MT, has a total student population of 14,921 and is the 331st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 health informatics schools in Montana, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The University of Montana comes out as the most expensive ($12,641/yr), with Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology as the lowest recorded at only $6,479/yr.
Health Informatics students from Montana 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 Montana alone, there are 220 employed database administrators earning an average yearly salary of $50,020. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $30,800/yr and there are 780 employed.
Also, within the health informatics schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from health informatics, there are 1015 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,803 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,505, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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