South Carolina contains two schools that offer health informatics programs. TechSkills-Charlotte, the highest-ranking health informatics school in SC, has a total student population of 151 and is the 6307th highest ranked school in America.
Health Informatics students from South Carolina 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 South Carolina alone, there are 1,140 employed database administrators earning an average yearly salary of $61,770. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $31,770/yr and there are 2,270 employed.
Also, within the health informatics schools in South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from health informatics, there are 2873 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,037 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,801, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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