Massachusetts contains nine schools that offer health information technology programs. Fisher College, the highest-ranking health information technology school in MA, has a total student population of 1,593 and is the 3209th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 health information technology schools in Massachusetts, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Laboure College comes out as the most expensive ($24,954/yr), with Bristol Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,151/yr.
Health Information Technology students from Massachusetts schools who go on to become health information workers, medical billing specialists, medical coders, medical informatics 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 Massachusetts alone, there are 3,380 employed database administrators earning an average yearly salary of $78,430. Medical records and health information technicians in this state earn $39,310/yr and there are 5,800 employed.
Also, within the health information technology schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from health information technology, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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