Virginia contains one school that offers health informatics programs. Norfolk State University has a total student population of 6,993 and is the 3631st highest ranked school in America.
Health Informatics students from Virginia 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 Virginia alone, there are 4,720 employed database administrators earning an average yearly salary of $80,120. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $34,540/yr and there are 3,500 employed.
Also, within the health informatics schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from health informatics, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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