Tennessee contains fourteen schools that offer health information management programs. The University of Tennessee, the highest-ranking health information management school in TN, has a total student population of 29,934 and is the 932nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 health information management schools in Tennessee, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Draughons Junior College comes out as the most expensive ($26,443/yr), with Tennessee State University as the lowest recorded at only $8,483/yr.
Health Information Management students from Tennessee 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 Tennessee alone, there are 6,150 employed network and computer systems administrators earning an average yearly salary of $62,810. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $75,640/yr and there are 6,070 employed.
Also, within the health information management schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from health information management, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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