Georgia contains fourteen schools that offer health information management programs. Emory University, the highest-ranking health information management school in GA, has a total student population of 12,930 and is the 30th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 health information management schools in Georgia, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Omnitech Institute comes out as the most expensive ($44,240/yr), with Macon State College as the lowest recorded at only $6,379/yr.
Health Information Management students from Georgia schools who go on to become health information managers, medical coders, medical informatics specialists, medical technologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Network and computer systems administrators make on average $70,930 per year and there are about 338,890 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Georgia alone, there are 9,620 employed network and computer systems administrators earning an average yearly salary of $70,980. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $85,490/yr and there are 9,720 employed.
Also, within the health information management schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from health information management, there are 5022 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,057, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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